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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Georgia Tech Defeats Miami 8-5 To Win Championship

Georgia Tech goes undefeated in the ACC Tournament and takes home the championship with an 8-5 win over Miami.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Georgia Tech Wins Championship 8-5 Over Miami

Georgia Tech had to wait until the final weekend of the regular season to secure their spot in the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament. After a 8-5 win over Miami on Sunday the Yellow Jackets took home the conference tournament championship.

The Yellow Jackets got off to a fast start scoring four runs in the first and adding single runs in the second and third innings to build a 6-1 lead. Miami started to chip away with two runs in the third and single runs in the fifth and sixth to cut the lead to 6-5. Zane Evans came through for the Yellow Jackets in the seventh with a two-run single to give Tech some breathing room 8-5.

Sam Dove banged out three hits for the Yellow Jackets and Evans finished with three RBIs. Jake Davies and Mott Hyde drove in two runs each for Tech.

Jarrett Didrick ears the win for the Yellow Jackets after allowing two hits and two runs in four innings of work. In addition to driving in three runs, Zane Evans picked up the save with three innings of hitless baseball.

For more on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets be sure to check out From The Rumble Seat. For all the latest on the ACC Tournament, stay tuned to the SB Nation Atlanta story-stream.

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ACC Baseball Tournament Championship Time, TV, Radio And More

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets had to clinch the eighth and final spot in the ACC Tournament on the final weekend of the regular season. On Sunday they will play for the Conference Tournament title after becoming just the third team to go undefeated in pool play. The Yellow Jackets will take on Miami in a nationally televised game at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

The Yellow Jackets defeated Florida State, Virginia and Clemson to earn its way into the title game. Miami lost its opening game to NC State but bounced back with victories over North Carolina and Wake Forest.

Game date/time: Sunday, May 27, 12 p.m. ET

Location: New Bridge Bank Park, Greensboro, North Carolina

TV: ESPN2

Radio: WREK 91.1 FM

Online Streaming: ESPN3

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ACC Baseball Tournament 2012: Georgia Tech Advances To The Final With 5-1 Win Over Clemson

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will advance to the ACC Championship game for the first time since 2005 as they defeated the Clemson Tigers 5-1 in the semifinals on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets scored all five of their runs in the first three innings, as Jake Davies hit a 2-run homer to get things rolling in the first. Then the trio of Thomas Smith, Daniel Springola and Zane Evans knocked in runs in the second and third to give the pitcher, Davies, enough run support to win the contest.

Davies pitched 6 strong innings giving up one earned runs and striking out three.

The Yellow Jackets will play in the title game for the first time in seven years, and in 2005 Georgia Tech were able to bring home the title. Can they do it again in 2012? Tech will face the winner of Florida State/Virginia vs. North Carolina/North Carolina State.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Georgia Tech Scores 17 Runs In Win Against Virginia

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets went off on Virginia on Friday morning with a 17-5 beating in the ACC baseball tournament. Virginia struck first with two runs in the second inning and another in the third to give the team a 3-0 advantage early on, but that was as good as it was going to get for them.

Georgia Tech started reeking havoc in the bottom half of the third inning with six runs scored on six hits. Brandon Thomas, two RBI single up the middle to score the first pair of runs that cut the lead to 3-2. Zane Evans then came up with a two RBI double to left field to give the Yellow Jackets their defining lead.

Four more runs in the fourth inning, another pair in the sixth and five more in the seventh inning put the run rule into effect.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament Bracket, Standings And Scores

Pool play resumes in the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament on Friday with undefeated Georgia Tech taking on unbeaten Virginia in the opening game at 11 a.m. Florida State will take on Clemson in the second game as both teams fight to stay in tournament contention. Miami and Wake Forest will wrap things up on Friday.

Here is a look at the pool play standings for the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament:

Pool A
Georgia Tech 1-0
Virginia 1-0
Florida State 0-1
Clemson 0-1

Pool B
North Carolina 1-1
NC State 1-1
Miami 1-1
Wake Forest 1-1

The teams with the best record from each pool will meet on Sunday to decide the tournament championship. Here is a look at the remaining pool play schedule for the week:

2012 TOURAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 23
Georgia Tech 5, Florida State 4
NC State 3, Miami 2
North Carolina 6, Wake Forest 0

Thursday, May 24
11 a.m. - Virginia 3, Clemson 2
3 p.m. - Miami 5, North Carolina 3
7 p.m. - Wake Forest 7, NC State 3

Friday, May 25
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Clemson
7 p.m. - Miami vs. Wake Forest

Saturday, May 26
11 a.m. - Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Virginia
7 p.m. - North Carolina vs. NC State

Sunday, May 27
Noon - Championship Game

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Wake Forest Defeats NC State 7-3

Wake Forest got a solid pitching performance from Jack Fischer and cruised home to a 7-3 victory over NC State in the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament.

Charlie Morgan and Mark Rhine each collected two hits for the Demon Deacons and Grant Shambley drove in two runs. Trea Turner banged out three hits for NC State including his fourth home run of the season while Danny Canela finished with two hits.

Fischer picks up his fifth win of the season after going eight innings while allowing eight hits and three runs. The sophomore struck out five and walked three. Anthony Tzamtzis takes the loss after allowing two hits and three runs in 2.1 innings of work.

Wake Forest will take on Miami in the late game on Friday while NC State is off.

For more on this game Wake Forest fans should check out Blogger So Dear while NC State fans should take a look at Backing The Pack.

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ACC Baseball Tournament 2012: Miami Knocks Off UNC 5-3

The Miami Hurricanes bounced back with a 5-3 win on Thursday over North Carolina to even their record at 1-1 in pool play of the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament.

Miami jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI ground out by Chantz Mack. North Carolina tied things back up in the third with a single run. The Hurricanes added single runs in the fourth and fifth to take a 3-1 lead. The Tar Heels tied things up in the seventh with a two run home run off the bat of Grayson Atwood. The lead would be short lived as Dale Carey hit a two run homer to put the Hurricanes back up by a score of 5-3.

Stephen Perez finished with two hits and scored three runs for Miami. Chaz Frank and Tommy Coyle added two hits each for North Carolina.

Stephen Ewing gets the win after pitching eight innings while allowing eight hits and two earned runs. AJ Salcines earns his seventh save of the season with an eventful inning of work. Kent Emanuel takes the loss after allowing four runs and six hits in seven innings.

UNC is off on Friday while Miami will take on Wake Forest as pool play continues.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Virginia Comes From Behind To Defeat Clemson 3-2

Virginia scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth for a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Clemson Tigers on Thursday.

The Cavaliers rallied with two outs in the eighth while trailing 2-1. Virginia loaded the bases and tied the game when Chris Taylor was hit by a pitch. The Cavaliers took the lead when new pitcher Scott Firth walked Brandon Cogswell forcing in the go-ahead run.

Virginia mustered just five hits on the afternoon but worked eight walks from Clemson pitching. Jared King finished 1 for 2 with an RBI in the win. Jon McGibbon had two hits and an RBI for the Tigers.

Kyle Crockett gets the win for the Cavaliers going 1.1 innings while allowing one hit and striking out two. Mike Kent takes the loss after allowing one hit and two runs in 2/3 of an inning of work. Justin Thompson got the final two outs for Virginia to earn his 12th save of the season.

For all the latest on the ACC Tournament, stay tuned to the SB Nation Atlanta story-stream.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament Schedule And Results

Coming off of an upset win over Florida State, Georgia Tech will enjoy an off day on Thursday as pool play continues in the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament. Virginia will take on Clemson in the early game on Thursday and will be followed by North Carolina-Miami and NC State-Wake Forest.

2012 TOURAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 23
Georgia Tech 5, Florida State 4
NC State 3, Miami 2
North Carolina 6, Wake Forest 0

Thursday, May 24
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Clemson
3 p.m. - North Carolina vs. Miami
7 p.m. - NC State vs. Wake Forest

Friday, May 25
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Clemson
7 p.m. - Miami vs. Wake Forest

Saturday, May 26
11 a.m. - Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Virginia
7 p.m. - North Carolina vs. NC State

Sunday, May 27
Noon - Championship Game

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ACC Baseball Tournament 2012: North Carolina Knocks Off Wake Forest

The number two seeded North Carolina Tarheels defeated the number seven seeded Wake Forest Demon Deacons in Wednesday night's ACC tournament contest at New Bridge Bank Park in Greensboro, NC by a final score of 6-0.

The shutout would be the UNC pitching staff's eighth of the year.

UNC jumped out to a big lead early in the bottom of the third inning when they put four runs on the board and added insurance runs in the the bottom of the fourth and eighth innings as well.

Shane Taylor got the start for the Tar Heels and allowed just three hits and no runs while walking four Wake Forest batters and striking out two.

The North Carolina offense was led by Jacob Stallings with two RBI's while Chaz Frank, Michael Russell and Cody Stubbs contributed one RBI apiece.

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ACC Baseball Tournament 2012: NC State Advances With 3-2 Win Over Miami

NC State erased a two-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth with two runs including a bases loaded walk to defeat Miami 3-2 in the 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament.

Miami took a 2-0 lead in the sixth inning with a two-run home run from Chantz Mack which was his first of the year. Jake Fincher answered back with an RBI single in the bottom of the frame to cut the lead to 2-1. The score would remain 2-1 until the bottom of the ninth. The Wolfpack loaded the bases with one out and pushed the tying run across on an infield hit by Chris Diaz. Ryan Matthews then worked a five-pitch walk that pushed across the winning run.

Diaz and Andrew Ciencin recorded with three hits each for NC State. Chantz Mack had two hits for the Hurricanes including the two run home run that gave the Hurricanes an early 2-0 lead.

Vance Williams picks up the win with 2.1 scoreless innings of work in relief of Ethan Ogburn who got the start. Ogburn went 6.2 innings while allowing five hits and two runs.

NC State will take on Wake Forest on Wednesday while Miami will challenge North Carolina.

For more on this game check out Backing The Pack and The 7th Floor

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament, Final Score: Georgia Tech Upsets Florida State 5-4

Georgia Tech made it interesting late, but they were able to hold off top-seeded Florida State for the 5-4 victory in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday.

The Yellow Jackets got off to a hot start early, roughing up Seminoles starting pitcher Scott Sitz to the tune of five hits and four earned runs in 4.2 innings pitched.

Georgia Tech starting pitcher Buck Farmar, meanwhile, earned the win while giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs through six innings of work.

However, Yellow Jackets closer Alex Cruz nearly let Florida State come back, giving up a solo HR in the bottom of the ninth inning to Seminole OF James Ramsay, who had 3 hits and 2 RBI's on the day.

The win gives Georgia Tech an early leg up in pool play, as they will now rest a day before taking on Virginia and Clemson on Friday.

For all the latest on the ACC Tournament, stay tuned to the SB Nation Atlanta story-stream.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Conference Announces Pool Play Schedule

The 2012 ACC Baseball tournament gets underway on Wednesday, May 23 with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets taking on Florida State at 11 a.m. The Yellow Jackets will have an off day on Thursday then will play Virginia and Clemson on Friday and Saturday as part of the tournament's pool play format.

2012 TOURAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 23
11 a.m. - Florida State vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - NC State vs. Miami
7 p.m. - North Carolina vs. Wake Forest

Thursday, May 24
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Clemson
3 p.m. - North Carolina vs. Miami
7 p.m. - NC State vs. Wake Forest

Friday, May 25
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Clemson
7 p.m. - Miami vs. Wake Forest

Saturday, May 26
11 a.m. - Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Virginia
7 p.m. - North Carolina vs. NC State

Sunday, May 27
Noon - Championship Game

For more on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets be sure to check out From The Rumble Seat.

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2012 ACC Baseball Tournament: Georgia Tech Captures No. 8 Seed

The 2012 ACC Baseball Tournament field is set with Georgia Tech capturing the eighth seed in the bracket.

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