ACC Tournament

State, Carolina in ACC semis Saturday

Posted March 16, 2013

— Two Triangle teams face one more hurdle apiece to advance to the ACC Tournament title game, and a rubber match to claim season supremacy. UNC vs Louisville Live scores, schedule: men's ACC Tournament interactive bracket

North Carolina State University (24-9, 11-7 ACC) cruised through their quarterfinal match-up with Virginia Friday, 75-56. Scott Wood led the way with 23 points and C.J. Leslie added 17 points and 11 rebounds. State also got strong performances from freshman T.J. Warren (18 points) and senior Richard Howell (12 rebounds).

The Wolfpack have a greater challenge Saturday at 1 p.m. when they meet ACC top seed Miami (25-6, 15-3). The Hurricanes are ranked No. 9 in the nation and beat State by a point in the teams' only meeting this season.

The University of North Carolina (23-9, 12-6) will be looking for a third straight berth in the tournament final when they meet Maryland at 3 p.m. The Tar Heels face seventh-seeded Maryland, which upset second-ranked Duke on Friday.

The third-seeded Heels took control of their quarterfinal game with a 13-0 run early in the second half to beat the reigning champion Florida State Seminoles in a rematch of last season's championship game.

Maryland (22-11, 8-10) dominated the Blue Devils by shutting down Ryan Kelly and holding the league's best team from 3-point range to 4-of-25 shooting from beyond the arc.


Both games air on WRAL-TV, 99.9 FM The Fan ESPN Radio and via stream on the WRALSportsFan app. 

26 Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    It hasn't happened in the ACC yet, but it has happened in other conferences.

  • ajenbk Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    hey, don't know if you heard it on the State/Miami game but PJ, TJ's name has changed again. According to the woman commentator on ESPN he is now BJ. How hard is it to remember a 2 letter name

  • FatherofFour Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    I believe that you are right about that. I think State is one of the only teams to ever make it to Sunday and having played on Thursday, but they ran out of gas, and lost pretty handily. Winning 4 games in 4 days at this level of competition is no small task.

  • mxteam44 Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    I may be wrong, so don't hold me to this, but I heard on the radio yesterday that no team has won on Sunday who had to play 4 straight games. Could State be the team to break that streak?

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Mar 16, 2013

    I don't think State can beat Carolina on a 4th day of basketball.

    But I'd like to see a State-UNC final anyway. Let the chips fall where they may. So, GO PACK! and (lowercase letters) go heels.

    It would be awful to lose a championship to the Holes, but it would be pretty gratifying to beat them for one, too.

  • CHAMPS 17 09 05 93 82 57 24 Mar 16, 2013

    ************ <----- Hey State, I'll spot you a few of these if Hairston can't play and you win the ACC.

  • Toddler10-21 Mar 16, 2013

    If the Pack wins, go heels. If the pack lose, go terps!! LOL!!

  • olivechapel1000 Mar 16, 2013

    The North ACC champion will be in MSG today.

  • RDI762 Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    If so i`d think the line would be alittle closer since he`s still questionable.

    Im sure there`s alot of action on the Terps right now. If Hairston is announced close to gametime that he`s out, you`ll see the game taken off the boards at
    Cat 5 speed lol

  • Ken D. Mar 16, 2013

    View quoted thread


    Think they were waiting to learn more about Hairston's injury?

More...

 

 

  • HighSchoolOT Live: Kickoff special

    Tonight at 7:00 on WRAL-TV

  • Football Friday

    Tonight at 11:35 on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer: Stoke City vs. Arsenal

    Tomorrow at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series #3: Bristol

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • P&G Gymnastics Championships

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • AVP Pro Beach Volleyball: Manhattan Beach

    Sunday at 2:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Golf: Solheim Cup

    Sunday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer : Manchester United vs. Leicester

    Saturday, Aug. 26 at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL Football Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans

    Tomorrow at 2:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL Football Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Solheim Cup (LPGA)
USA: 0 | Europe: 0
Foursomes - Day 1
MatchScore
Kerr / Thompson
Reid / Hull
 
Kang / Salas
Ciganda / Masson
 
Lewis / Piller
Icher / Matthew
 
Creamer / Ernst
Nordqvist / Hall
View Full Leaderboard
 
Paul Lawrie (EURO)
Leader in BOLD/CAPS
MatchHScore
Im v BJERREGAARD146 and 4
Fisher v FRITSCH181 up
Jamieson v PAISLEY221 up
Morrison v KIMSEY172 and 1
WALL v Walker181 up
Havret v PORTEOUS172 and 1
OTAEGUI v Stal164 and 2
Hanson v BERTASIO172 and 1
Drysdale v JACQUELIN182 up
ROCK v Warren201 up
Colsaerts v WU154 and 3
KARLBERG v Wallace145 and 4
CAMPILLO v Aguilar172 and 1
Peterson v DONALDSON172 and 1
MOLINARI v Karlsson241 up
CHESTERS v Gouveia164 and 2
DETRY v De La Riva173 and 1
ELVIRA v Walters181 up
Bland v CANIZARES173 and 1
Hanson v LAWRIE201 up
Bourdy v FRASER172 and 1
KIEFFER v Carlsson154 and 3
Jensen v KNAPPE172 and 1
Dredge v DUBUISSON163 and 2
Pavon v ILONEN118 and 7
Quesne v SIEM172 and 1
DUNNE v Holman136 and 5
FAHRBRING v Edfors172 and 1
SOUTHGATE v Wattel163 and 2
CARLSSON v Brooks172 and 1
Ramsay v LEWIS163 and 2
LOMBARD v Gros172 and 1
View Full Leaderboard
Fiji Intl (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1tJ. Norris-718
1tD. Pearce-718
1tS. Hend-717
4tJ. Marchesani-618
4tG. Green-615
6tA. Bland-518
6tD. McKenzie-518
6tP. Wilson-518
9tH. Bateman-418
9tS. Leaney-418
View Full Leaderboard
 
3M Championship (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1P. Goydos - z-20F
2G. Sauers - y-20F
3tB. Jobe-18F
3tS. Stricker-18F
3tK. Sutherland-18F
6S. Verplank-17F
7tM. Dawson-16F
7tK. Perry-16F
7tW. Short, Jr.-16F
7tD. Waldorf-16F
View Full Leaderboard
z = Won in Playoff   y = Lost in Playoff
 
ATP Scoreboard
Thursday, Aug. 17
Western & Southern Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(1) R. Nadal     
A. Ramos-Vino     
(7) G. Dimitrov6 7    
J. Del Potro3 5    
Y. Sugita60 6 6   
K. Khachanov77 3 3   
N. Basilashvi4 64    
J. Donaldson6 77    
(11) P. Carreno Bu4 4    
D. Ferrer6 6    
(3) D. Thiem77 77    
A. Mannarino64 63    
(14) J. Isner77 7    
F. Tiafoe64 5    
N. Kyrgios3     
I. Karlovic4     
 
WTA Scoreboard
Thursday, Aug. 17
Western & Southern Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(5) E. Svitolina     
J. Goerges     
(2) S. Halep6 6    
(15) A. Sevastova4 3    
(8) S. Kuznetsova6 6    
C. Suarez Nav2 4    
(6) C. Wozniacki6 6    
A. Barty4 2    
(4) G. Muguruza6 3 77   
(16) M. Keys4 6 63   
(7) J. Konta6 6    
(11) D. Cibulkova3 4    
(1) K. Pliskova3     
C. Giorgi0     
S. Stephens 
E. Makarova