Game Friday evening winners p. Ty Jerome posted 24 points and six assists in a victory over Louisville to secure UVA's place atop the standings. Most eyes were waiting on the nightcap, though. North Carolina hosted Duke in a showdown to determine the No. Duke star Zion Williamson remained out because of a knee injury, but the Blue Devils surrendered a late run and couldn't complete a last-ditch comeback.
Sixty-eight regular-season league games are scheduled to be televised by ACC Network. In addition to the anticipation for the season to begin, this year also marks the debut of ACC Basketball on ACC Network which will provide our fans with even more opportunities to follow all of our programs.
The network also airs a doubleheader the following evening with Notre Dame at North Carolina and reigning national champion Virginia playing at Syracuse. The conference schedule features 10 games in December, including a full complement of seven ACC games the first weekend Dec.
Every conference member will play at least one home and road league game prior to the start of the new year. The conference schedule concludes Saturday, March 7.
Featuring all 15 ACC teams, the event begins with three first-round games on Tuesday, March 10, before concluding on Saturday, March 14 with the championship game. The entire tournament will air exclusively on the ESPN family of networks.
Game times and network designations will be announced at a later date. The full non-conference schedule for every team, including game times and television designations, also will be announced at a later date. League teams have combined to win an NCAA-record 74 NCAA Tournament games over the past five seasons, highlighted by a mark versus teams from outside the conference.