Announces `Countdown to Tipoff'

Oct. 16, 2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the ACC's official website,, will preview the 2012 ACC basketball season with a special preseason countdown of each school’s men’s and women’s teams, entitled "Countdown to Tipoff."

The daily series will run from Monday, October 29 to Friday, November 9, featuring the men’s and women’s programs from each day’s school, and will provide fans with a virtual preview of the ACC’s 24 basketball programs. Countdown to Tipoff will begin October 29 with Boston College and continue on in alphabetical order, finishing November 9 with Wake Forest. Each feature will contain new, original content on each school's teams, including notes, statistics, rosters and videos.

Fans can find the most complete coverage of Countdown to Tipoff by visiting, “liking” the ACC’s official Facebook page and via Twitter by following @ACCmbb  or @ACCwbb or by searching for the Hashtag #ACCTipoff.

Schedule for 2012 Countdown to Tipoff:

October 29 Boston College
October 30 Clemson
October 31 Duke
November 1 Florida State
November 2 Georgia Tech
November 3 Maryland
November 4 Miami
November 5 North Carolina
November 6 NC State
November 7 Virginia
November 8 Virginia Tech
November 9 Wake Forest