Originally written on DC Pro Sports Report  |  Last updated 1/7/15
Nine ACC teams are in the RPI Top 80 going into today’s ACC Tournament — more than any other conference in the country. (Graphic Courtesy ACC Digital Network) #9 Florida State (18-12, 9-9 ACC) vs. #8 Maryland (17-14, 9-9 ACC) Eighth-seeded Maryland begins its final ACC Tournament Thursday as it takes on Florida State at noon in Greensboro Coliseum on ESPN. The winner will play top-seeded Virginia Friday at noon. Maryland is 4-0 in ACC tournament play versus Florida State. The Terrapins are led by junior Dez Wells, recently named third team All-ACC in both media and coaches’ polls. Wells has scored 9.6 of his team high 14.8 points per game after intermission this season. FSU led the ACC in field goal percentage this season, while finishing second in the conference in field goal percentage defense. Florida State closed the regular season strong, winning three of their final four games, with the only loss coming in the season finale against Syracuse. The two teams split their regular season meetings, with both schools holding serve at home. Maryland Terrapins: ACC Tournament Game Notes Maryland Sports Spotlight: Terps Topple Cavs, Carry Momentum Into ACC Tournament http://t.co/1Vo5vMWX8e via @YouTube — DCProSportsTom (@DCProSportsTom) March 12, 2014 The #ACCTourney tips in 15 minutes, this should get you ready: http://t.co/gl741lJs1i — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) March 12, 2014 ACC Tournament Bracket Courtesy Gamedayr.com 2014 ACC Tournament Bracket, Schedule, Analysis http://t.co/6qomV8DoIY — College Spun (@CollegeSpun) March 10, 2014 CBS, Turner reveal DI men’s basketball championship telecast schedule | http://t.co/bWw0n9Kxn1 http://t.co/J99VgR4Hsj — DCProSportsTom (@DCProSportsTom) March 12, 2014
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