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Seminoles Earn No. 3 Seed In ACC Tournament

March 4, 2012




TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) –
Florida State, which eared the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament for the school record third consecutive season, will face the winner of the Miami vs. Georgia Tech first round game in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 ACC Tournament at Phillips Arena in Atlanta on Friday at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Florida State finished in third place in the ACC standings with a 12-4 record in conference play. The Seminoles tied the school record for ACC wins in a single season with an 80-72 win over Clemson on Sunday at home at the Donald L. Tucker Center.

The Seminoles’ senior class, which has won a school record 91 games, will look to play in its second ACC Tournament championship game at the 59th edition of the nation’s greatest college basketball tournament which begins on Thursday at Noon.

First Round - Thursday, March 8
#8 Maryland vs. #9 Wake Forest               12 Noon
ESPNU/ACC Network
#5 NC State vs. #12 Boston College           *2:00
ESPNU/ACC Network
#7 Clemson vs. #10 Virginia Tech              7:00
ESPNU/ACC Network
#6 Miami vs. #11 Georgia Tech                *9:00
ESPNU/ACC Network

Quarterfinals - Friday, March 9
#1 North Carolina vs. 8/9 winner              Noon
ESPN2/ACC Network/ESPN3
#4 Virginia vs. 5/12 winner                  *2:00
ESPN2/ACC Network/ESPN3
#2 Duke vs. 7/10 winner                       7:00
ESPN2/ACC Network/ESPN3
#3 Florida State vs. 6/11 winner             *9:00
ESPN2/ACC Network/ESPN3

Semifinals - Saturday, March 10
Game 9 (game 5 & 6 winners)                   1:00
ESPN/ACC Network/ESPN3
Game 10 (game 7 & 8 winners)                 *3:00
ESPN/ACC Network/ESPN3

Finals - Sunday, March 11
Game 11 (championship game)                   1:00
ESPN/ACC Network/ESPN3

*Denotes tentative game time

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