LouisvilleKY’s women earned No. 1 seed in ACC Tournament

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – No. 4 Louisville women’s basketball’s 81-49 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon clinched its first ever Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament.

The Cardinals open the tournament on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET against the No. 8 Syracuse/No. 9 Virginia Tech winner.

The ACC championship marks Louisville’s first conference title since they won the 2001 C-USA regular season title and its first conference title under head coach Jeff Walz. UofL enters postseason play with a 29-2 record, which marks its most regular season wins in program history.

The tournament will feature all 15 ACC teams and 14 games, beginning with three first-round matchups on Wednesday. Four second-round games are scheduled for Thursday, followed by the quarterfinals on Friday, the semifinals on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday at 2 p.m.
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The complete 2018 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament pairings are listed below.

Wednesday, Feb. 28
Game No. 1 –No. 12 North Carolina vs. No. 13 Boston College, 1 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 2 – No. 10 Georgia Tech vs. No. 15 Clemson, 3:30 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 3 – No. 11 Wake Forest vs. No. 14 Pitt, 6:30 p.m. (RSN)

Thursday, March 1
Game No. 4 – No. 5 NC State vs. Winner of Game No. 1, 11 a.m. (RSN)
Game No. 5 – No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Virginia Tech, 2 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 6 – No. 7 Virginia vs. Winner of Game No. 2, 6 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 7 – No. 6 Miami vs. Winner of Game No. 3, 8 p.m. (RSN)

Friday, March 2
Game No. 8 – No. 4 Duke vs. Winner of Game No. 4, 11 a.m. (RSN)
Game No. 9 – No. 1 Louisville vs. Winner of Game 5, 2 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 10 – No. 2 Notre Dame vs. Winner of Game No. 6, 6 p.m. (RSN)
Game No. 11 – No. 3 Florida State vs. Winner of Game No. 7, 8 p.m. (RSN)

Saturday, March 3
Game No. 12 – ACC Semifinal No. 1, Noon (ESPNU)
Game No. 13 – ACC Semifinal No. 2, 2:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Sunday, March 4
Game No. 14 – Championship Game, 2 p.m. (ESPN2)

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