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1997-98 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 186-109, .631 W-L% (1st of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 16.05 (1st of 30) ▪ SOS: 10.09 (1st of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Duke
Tournament Champion: North Carolina

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Maryland and North Carolina)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Clemson, Duke and North Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke, Maryland and North Carolina)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 DukeR 15 1 .938 32 4 .889 84.9 64.7 29.6 9.3
2 North CarolinaTF 13 3 .813 34 4 .895 81.9 65.6 26.7 10.4
3 Maryland 10 6 .625 21 11 .656 78.8 72.1 18.8 12.1
4 Wake Forest  7 9 .438 16 14 .533 65.8 66.5 9.6 10.4
5 Clemson 7 9 .438 18 14 .563 72.2 65.3 17.2 10.3
6 Georgia Tech  6 10 .375 19 14 .576 76.3 72.2 12.8 8.7
7 Florida State 6 10 .375 18 14 .563 71.5 69.3 12.9 10.8
8 North Carolina State  5 11 .313 17 15 .531 64.4 62.1 10.8 8.5
9 Virginia  3 13 .188 11 19 .367 65.7 70.0 6.0 10.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
North Carolina 4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 3 4 1
Duke 3 3 3 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 3
Maryland     24 23 19 22 20 20       23 25 24 25   21 20
Clemson 5 5 13 17 17   21 21 24   25              
Florida State       19 16 17 17 15 13 17 20              
Georgia Tech       22 24                          
Wake Forest       24 25 23                        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Clemson lost (75-72) versus Western Michigan (Midwest Regional)
Duke won (99-63) versus Radford (South Regional)
Florida State won (96-87) versus Texas Christian (Midwest Regional)
Maryland won (82-68) versus Utah State (West Regional)
North Carolina won (88-52) versus Navy (East Regional)

Second Round
Duke won (79-73) versus Oklahoma State (South Regional)
Florida State lost (83-77) versus Valparaiso (Midwest Regional)
Maryland won (67-61) versus Illinois (West Regional)
North Carolina won (93-83) versus Charlotte (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Duke won (80-67) versus Syracuse (South Regional)
Maryland lost (87-79) versus Arizona (West Regional)
North Carolina won (73-58) versus Michigan State (East Regional)

Regional Final
Duke lost (86-84) versus Kentucky (South Regional)
North Carolina won (75-64) versus Connecticut (East Regional)

National Semifinal
North Carolina lost (65-59) versus Utah

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. Clint HarrisonNorth Carolina St. .437
2. Robert O'KelleyWake Forest .421
3. Curtis StaplesVirginia .390