2006 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 9–12 in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Duke won the tournament for the 16th time. Duke's J.J. Redick won the tournament's Most Valuable Player Award for the second year in a row.

2006 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
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2006 ACC Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2005–06
Teams12
SiteGreensboro Coliseum
Greensboro, North Carolina
ChampionsDuke (16th title)
Winning coachMike Krzyzewski (10th title)
MVPJ. J. Redick (Duke)
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2005–06 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Duke 14 2   .875     32 4   .889
#10 North Carolina 12 4   .750     23 8   .742
#7 Boston College 11 5   .688     28 8   .778
NC State 10 6   .625     22 10   .688
Florida State 9 7   .563     20 10   .667
Maryland 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
Virginia 7 9   .438     15 15   .500
Miami (FL) 7 9   .438     18 16   .529
Clemson 7 9   .438     19 13   .594
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     14 16   .467
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 17   .393
Wake Forest 3 13   .188     17 17   .500
2006 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 ACC Tournament was the first tournament with 12 teams participating. Boston College made its first appearance in the tournament, reaching the championship game before losing to Duke. 12th-seeded Wake Forest made a Cinderella run, beating 5th-seeded Florida State and 4th-seeded NC State on their way to the semifinal round, before losing to eventual champions Duke.

Miami and Boston College won their first ACC Tournament games in 2006. Miami defeated Clemson in the first round. Boston College defeated Maryland in the quarterfinal round.


BracketEdit

  First Round
March 9, 2006
Quarterfinals
March 10, 2006
Semifinals
March 11, 2006
Championship Game
March 12, 2006
                                     
       
  1 #1 Duke 80  
    8 Miami 76  
8 Miami 66
9 Clemson 63  
  1 #1 Duke 78  
  12 Wake Forest 66  
       
       
  4 NC State 71
    12 Wake Forest 82  
5 Florida State 66
12 Wake Forest 78  
  1 #1 Duke 78
  3 #7 Boston College 76
       
       
  2 #10 North Carolina 79
    7 Virginia 67  
7 Virginia 60
10 Virginia Tech 56  
  2 #10 North Carolina 82
  3 #7 Boston College 85  
       
       
  3 #7 Boston College 80
    6 Maryland 66  
6 Maryland 82
11 Georgia Tech 64  

AP Rankings at time of tournament

ReferencesEdit