Parings, times announced for ACC tournament

Complete pairings and starting times have been announced for the 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, which will be held Wednesday through Sunday (May 20-24) at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Fans can still purchase tickets to next week's competition at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. There are three options for purchasing tickets: 1) complete tournament packages; 2) team ticket packages; and 3) individual game tickets. The team ticket package is a new offering for fans this year. It includes a ticket to each of a team's three pool play games between Wednesday and Saturday, May 20-23 in prime seating for that team at a discounted price.

First-day match-ups on Wednesday find fourth-seeded Georgia Tech and fifth-seeded Miami playing the first game at noon, followed by top-seeded Florida State and eighth-seeded Boston College at 4 p.m. The final game of the night places No. 2 North Carolina against No. 7 Duke.

Third-seeded Clemson and sixth-seeded Virginia see their first action Thursday night, when they meet in the 8 p.m. game. That contest will be preceded by Boston College vs. Georgia Tech at noon, and Florida State vs. Miami at 4 p.m.

As the No. 1 overall seed, Florida State (19-9 in ACC play) was placed atop Division A and will be joined by No. 4 Georgia Tech (17-10-1), No. 5 Miami (18-12) and No. 8 Boston College (13-15). Top Stories