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ACC Basketball Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: Clemson Moves On To Face North Carolina In Semis

Clemson turned an eight point half time lead into a 70-47 win over Boston College. Demontez Stitt did a little bit of everything for the Tigers recording 20 points, eight rebounds, and four assists. Jerai Grant and Milton Jennings added 12 and 10 points respectively. Clemson shot lights out from three-point range going 8-17 for distance for the game. 

Joe Trapani led the way for Boston College with 20 points while Reggie Jackson added 11.

Clemson advances to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament where it will take on North Carolina who survived a thriller earlier today against Miami. Clemson lost both meetings with Carolina on the season falling 75-65 at home and 64-62 in Chapel Hill. 

For more on this game, Eagles fans should visit BC Interruption. Tigers fans should head to Shakin The Southland.

 

Updated ACC tournament bracket (all times EST):

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 def. No. 10 NC State, 75-67
No. 6 Virginia Tech def. No. 11 Georgia Tech, 59-43

Friday, March 11 - Quarterfinals

No. 1 North Carolina def. Miami, 61-59
No. 4 Clemson def. Boston College, 70-47
No. 2 Duke vs. NC State, 7 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN2
No. 3 Florida State vs. Virginia Tech, 9 p.m., ACC Network/ESPN2

Saturday, March 12 - Semifinals

UNC vs. Clemson, 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.