2016 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament

The 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament was the postseason women's basketball tournament for the Atlantic Coast Conference held March 2–6, 2016, in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Notre Dame won their 3rd straight ACC tournament title to earn an automatic trip to the NCAA Women's Tournament.

2016 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season201516
Teams15
SiteGreensboro Coliseum
Greensboro, North Carolina
ChampionsNotre Dame (3rd title)
Winning coachMuffet McGraw (3rd title)
MVPMadison Cable (Notre Dame)
Attendance25,681
TelevisionESPN, ESPNU, ACCN, FSN
2015–16 ACC women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#2 Notre Dame160 1.000  332  .943
#8 Louisville151 .938  268  .765
#14 Syracuse133 .813  308  .789
#17 Florida State133 .813  258  .758
#19 Miami (FL)106 .625  249  .727
NC State106 .625  2011  .645
Duke88 .500  2012  .625
Georgia Tech88 .500  2013  .606
Virginia610 .375  1816  .529
Wake Forest610 .375  1716  .515
Virginia Tech511 .313  1814  .563
North Carolina412 .250  1418  .438
Pittsburgh412 .250  1318  .419
Boston College214 .125  1516  .484
Clemson016 .000  426  .133
2016 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 5, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

Seeding

Tournament seeds are determined by teams' regular season conference record with tiebreakers determined by ACC tiebreaking rules.

2016 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament seeds and results
Seed School Conf. Over. Tiebreaker
1 Notre Dame 16–0 28–1
2 Louisville 15–1 24–6
3 Syracuse 13–3 23–6 1–0 vs. FSU
4 Florida State 13–3 24–6 0–1 vs. SYR
5 Miami (FL) 10–6 22–7 1–0 vs. NCST
6 NC State 10–6 19–10 0–1 vs. MIA
7 Georgia Tech 8–8 18–11 1–0 vs. DUKE
8 Duke 8–8 19–11 0–1 vs. GT
9 Virginia 6–10 17–13 1–0 vs. WF
10 Wake Forest 6–10 15–14 0–1 vs. UVA
11 Virginia Tech 5–11 17–12
12 Pittsburgh 4–12 12–17 1–0 vs. UNC
13 North Carolina 4–12 14–17 0–1 vs. PITT
14 Boston College 2–14 14–15
15 Clemson 0–16 4–25
‡ – ACC regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.
† – Received a double-bye in the conference tournament.
# – Received a single-bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the ACC Tournament.

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First Round – Wednesday, March 2
1
1
1:00 pm
#13 North Carolina vs #12 Pittsburgh
ACC Network
FSN
1,123
2
3:30 pm
#15 Clemson vs #10 Wake Forest
3
6:30 pm
#14 Boston College vs #11 Virginia Tech
Second Round – Thursday, March 3
2
4
11:00 am
#12 Pittsburgh vs #5 Miami (FL)
ACC Network
FSN
2,114
5
2:00 pm
#9 Virginia vs #8 Duke
3
6
6:00 pm
#10 Wake Forest vs #7 Georgia Tech
3,374
7
8:00 pm
#14 Boston College vs #6 NC State
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 4
4
8
11:00 am
#5 Miami (FL) vs #4 Florida State
ACC Network
FSN
3,148
9
2:00 pm
#8 Duke vs #1 Notre Dame
5
10
6:00 pm
#7 Georgia Tech vs #2 Louisville
5,034
11
8:00 pm
#6 NC State vs #3 Syracuse
Semifinals – Saturday, March 5
6
12
12:00 pm
#5 Miami (FL) vs #1 Notre Dame
ESPNU
5,871
13
2:30 pm
#3 Syracuse vs. #2 Louisville
Championship Game – Sunday, March 6
7
14
12:30 pm
#1 Notre Dame vs #3 Syracuse
ESPN
5,017
*Game Times in ET. #-Rankings denote tournament seed

Bracket

  First Round
Wednesday, March 2
ACCN
Second Round
Thursday, March 3
ACCN
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 4
ACCN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 5
ESPNU
Championship Game
Sunday, March 6
ESPN
                                               
1 Notre Dame 83  
    8 Duke 54  
8 Duke 57
9 Virginia 53  
  1 Notre Dame 78  
  5 Miami 67  
4 Florida State 56
    5 Miami 74  
5 Miami 77
    12 Pittsburgh 55  
12 Pittsburgh 82OT
13 North Carolina 72  
1 Notre Dame 68
3 Syracuse 57
2 Louisville 60  
    7 Georgia Tech 50  
7 Georgia Tech 67
    10 Wake Forest 65  
10 Wake Forest 73
15 Clemson 58  
  2 Louisville 75
  3 Syracuse 80  
3 Syracuse 80
    6 NC State 61  
6 NC State 76
    14 Boston College 60  
11 Virginia Tech 37
14 Boston College 49  

Awards and honors

See also

References

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