Until now, it has been a mystery. Who will the Durham Bulls meet in the 2013 ACC Baseball Championship at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park?
Well fans, wonder no more.
The Atlantic Coast Conference today announces the bracket for the 2013 ACC Baseball Championship to be hosted at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park May 22-26. Pool-play is headlined by a local match up between top seeded North Carolina and No. 4 seed NC State on Saturday night at 7:00pm.
Under the pool-play format, each team will play one game against each of the other three opponents in its division Wednesday through Saturday (May 22-25). The two teams with the best records within their respective division brackets will advance to the title game on Sunday, May 26, with the winner earning the ACC’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
UNC (47-8, 21-7) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will head up Division A. The Tar Heels will be joined by fourth-seeded NC State (42-13, 19-10), fifth-seeded Clemson (39-17, 18-12) and eighth-seeded Miami (35-21, 14-16).
Florida State (44-11, 20-10) earned the No. 2 overall seed and will be joined in Division B by third-seeded Virginia (45-9, 22-8), sixth-seeded Virginia Tech (35-19, 15-14) and seventh-seeded Georgia Tech (33-24, 15-15).
Game times Wednesday through Saturday are set for 11:00am, 3:00pm and 7:00pm. Sunday’s championship game will begin at 1:00pm.
Single-game tickets and full tournament passes are available now at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park box office, by phone at 919.956.BULL or online.
For more information about the ACC Baseball Tournament in Durham, visit this site.