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ACC Basketball Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: Boston College Downs Wake Forest, 81-67

EDIT: Updated ACC Tournament bracket here.

Boston College led the entire game and had little trouble defeating one of the worst ACC teams in a long time, beating Wake Forest 81-67 Thursday afternoon in the first round of the 2011 ACC Tournament. The Eagles were powered by Biko Paris, Reggie Jackson, and Joe Trapani who combined for 70 points, led by Jackson's 27. 

The win sets up a monster battle for bubble positioning tomorrow between Boston College and Clemson. The two teams have put together tournament-worthy resumes, but don't want to have any doubt come this Sunday. 

In the only meeting between the two teams this year, Clemson grabbed a 77-69 decision at home. The Tigers had a comfortable lead with under ten minutes to play but Boston College put together a late 12-0 run to things interesting, only to fall short in the comeback attempt. . 

For more on this game, head to Shakin The Southland and BC Interruption

Thursday, March 10 - First Round

No. 9 Miami def. No. 8 Virginia Cavaliers, 69-62
No. 5 Boston College def. No. 12 Wake Forest, 81-67
No. 7 Maryland vs. No. 10 NC State, 7 p.m., ESPN2
No. 6 Virginia Tech vs. No. 11 Georgia Tech, 9 p.m., ACC Network

Friday, March 11 - Quarterfinals

No. 1 North Carolina vs. Miami, Noon, ACC Network/ESPN2
No. 4 Clemson vs. Boston College, 2 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN2
No. 2 Duke vs. Maryland/NC State, 7 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN2
No. 3 Florida State vs. Virginia Tech/Georgia Tech, 9 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN2

Saturday, March 12 - Semifinals

ACC Semifinal 1, 1 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN
ACC Semifinal 2, 3 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN

Sunday, March 13 - Championship 

Championship Game, 1 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN

For more on other college basketball tournaments, visit SB Nation's NCAA Basketball hub.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.