Saturday’s ACC action has concluded and the 2021 regular season has concluded. There was some shifting in the final standings as Notre Dame defeated Florida State, Virginia beat Louisville and finally North Carolina beat Duke. As a result of the season’s final winning percentage Louisville will play as the #7 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament in Greensboro, NC.

Last year Louisville earned a double-bye and was set to face Syracuse as the Orange defeated North Carolina in the ACC Tournament’s 2nd round on March 11th….. but as we all know the next day college basketball ceased play and tournament action was cancelled for the 2020 season.

If Louisville hopes to make a run in 2021 they’ll have to first defeat the winner Duke/Boston College and should they advance to the Quarterfinals the Florida State Seminoles are the #2 seed and will play the winner of the Duke/Boston College/Louisville pod.

Louisville’s 2nd round game is set for 6:30 in Greensboro, NC.

The full 2021 New York Life ACC Tournament schedule:

Tuesday, March 9
First Round
2 p.m. – No. 12 Pitt vs. No. 13 Miami (ACC Network)
4:30 p.m. – No. 10 Duke vs. No. 15 Boston College (ACC Network)
7 p.m. – No. 11 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Wake Forest (ACC Network)

Wednesday, March 10
Second Round
Noon – No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 NC State (ACC Network)
2:30 p.m. – No. 5 Clemson vs. Pitt/Miami winner (ACC Network)
6:30 p.m. – No. 7 Louisville vs. Duke/Boston College winner (ACC Network)
9 p.m. – No. 6 North Carolina vs. Notre Dame/Wake Forest winner (ACC Network)

Thursday, March 11
Quarterfinals
Noon – No. 1 Virginia vs. Wednesday Noon winner  (ESPN or ESPN2)
2:30 p.m. – No. 4 Georgia Tech vs. Wednesday 2:30 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)
6:30 p.m. – No. 2 Florida State vs. Wednesday 6:30 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)
9 p.m. – No. 3 Virginia Tech vs. Wednesday 9 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)

Friday, March 12
Semifinals
6:30 p.m. – Thursday afternoon winners (ESPN or ESPN2)
9 p.m. – Thursday evening winners (ESPN or ESPN2)

Saturday, March 13
Championship
8:30 p.m. – Semifinal winners (ESPN)

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