2013 ACC women's basketball tournament preview

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ACC women's tournament

When/where: Today-Sunday; Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.

Today: No. 5 Miami vs. No. 12 Virginia Tech, 11 a.m.; No. 8 N.C. State vs. No. 9 Clemson, 2 p.m.; No. 7 Georgia Tech vs. No. 10 Wake Forest, 6; No. 6 Virginia vs. No. 11 Boston College, 8

Friday: No. 4 Florida State vs. Miami-Virginia Tech winner, 11 a.m.; No. 1 Duke vs. N.C. State-Clemson winner, 2 p.m.; No. 2 Maryland vs. Georgia Tech-Wake Forest winner, 6; No. 3 North Carolina vs. Virginia-Boston College winner, 8

TV: Today, Friday and Saturday — all games on FSN; Sunday — final, 2, ESPN2

The favorite: Top-seeded Duke (27-2, 17-1 ACC) seeks its third title in four years.

The dark horse: Given Duke's dominance, any other team could be considered a dark horse, but Miami handed the Blue Devils their only ACC loss.

Looking at Florida State: The Seminoles (21-8, 11-7) have three All-ACC first teamers: guards Alexa Deluzio and Leonor Rodriguez and forward Natasha Howard.

Looking at Miami: The Hurricanes (20-9, 11-7) open with Virginia Tech (10-19, 4-14) today hoping to get a shot at the Seminoles on Friday.

Times staff

2013 ACC women's basketball tournament preview 03/06/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:44pm]

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