ACC Women’s Basketball: ACC Unveils 2015 Tournament Logo, Announces Game Times and Television Designations

 

The Greensboro Coliseum to host the 38th annual tournament March 4-8

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference unveiled the 2015 Women’s Basketball Tournament logo today. With this announcement, games times and television designations are also set for the five-day tournament that includes all 15 league teams and will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum March 4-8.

Seeds 10-15 will face each other on the first day of action, while seeds 5-9 will receive a first-round bye and seeds 1-4 will earn a double bye.

Tip times for the first-round games on Wednesday, March 4 are set for 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The second and quarterfinal-round games are set for 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6. Friday’s quarterfinals will feature the top four seeds facing the winners from the first two days of action.

The first, second and quarterfinal rounds will be broadcast on the ACC’s Regional Sports Networks (RSN). RSN, which reaches in excess of 51.4 million homes, includes Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Carolinas, Fox Sports Florida, Sun Sports, Fox Sports Indiana, Fox Sports Midwest, Comcast Sports Net Mid-Atlantic, New England Sports Network (NESN), the YES Network, the Madison Square Garden Network (MSG) in New York and Root Sports in Pennsylvania. All ACC games produced as part of the RSN package will be available via WatchESPN, and may be subject to regional blackout.

Saturday’s (March 7) semifinal contests will tip off at Noon and 2:30 p.m. live on ESPNU, and the ACC Championship game will be held on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m. on ESPN.

Tournament ticket books are on sale now. Books, which include tickets for all 14 games of the five-day tournament, will remain at last year’s price - $99 each. Ticket books may be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, via Ticketmaster’s charge-by-phone network at 1-800-745-3000 and at the Coliseum box office.  

The ACC Tournament has been held in Greensboro each year since 2000, the most of any venue, and has enjoyed a long standing tradition of success at the Coliseum. The 2014 Tournament drew nearly 60,000 fans, while attendance has totaled 789,958 since 2000.

2015 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

First Round – Wednesday, March 4
Game 1: Seed #12 vs Seed #13 – 1 p.m. (RSN)
Game 2: Seed #10 vs Seed #15 – 3:30 p.m. (RSN)
Game 3: Seed #11 vs Seed #14 –  6:30 p.m. (RSN)

Second Round - Thursday, March 5
Game 4: Seed #5 vs Game 1 winner  – 11 a.m. (RSN)
Game 5: Seed #8 vs Seed #9 – 2 p.m. (RSN)
Game 6: Seed #7 vs Game 2 winner  –  6 p.m. (RSN)
Game 7: Seed #6 vs Game 3 winner – 8 p.m. (RSN) 

Quarterfinals - Friday, March 6
Game 8: Seed #4 vs Game 4 winner – 11 a.m. (RSN)
Game 9: Seed #1 vs Game 5 winner – 2 p.m. (RSN)
Game 10: Seed #2 vs Game 6 winner – 6 p.m. (RSN)
Game 11: Seed #3 vs Game 7 winner – 8 p.m.  (RSN)

Semifinals – Saturday, March 7
Game 12: Semifinal 1 – Noon (ESPNU)
Game 13: Semifinal 2 – 2:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Championship – Sunday, March 8
Game 14: Winners of semifinal contests – 1 p.m. (ESPN)