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Cards earn No. 3 seed in ACC Tournament

The Cards earned a double bye and will play the winner of No. 6-seed Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech/North Carolina-winner.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The No. 10 Louisville men's basketball is looking ahead to the ACC Tournament after falling short in clinching a share of the conference regular season title against No. 22 Virginia.

UofL lost a tight one, 57-54. The loss dropped the Cards from being holding onto second place to third with the Cavaliers jumping them in the victory. 

Officials announced the seedings and bracket for the tournament Saturday night.

Louisville will enter this year’s tournament as a three-seed and earned a double bye into the quarterfinals at the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina.

This is the third time since joining the ACC, the Cards will have the double bye which is giving to the top four seeds in the tournament. 

They will face the winner of Wednesday night’s game, No. 6-seed Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech/North Carolina-winner. 

The game will air at 9 p.m. Thursday on ESPN2. 

Tuesday, March 10
First Round
4:30 p.m. – No. 12 Wake Forest vs. No. 13 Pitt (ACC Network)
7 p.m. – No. 11 Virginia Tech vs. No. 14 North Carolina (ACC Network)

Wednesday, March 11
Second Round
Noon – No. 8 Clemson vs. No. 9 Miami (ESPN)
2 p.m. – No. 5 NC State vs. Wake Forest/Pitt winner (ESPN)
7 p.m. – No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Boston College (ESPN2)
9 p.m. – No. 6 Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech/North Carolina winner (ESPN2)

Thursday, March 12
Quarterfinals
12:30 p.m. – No. 1 Florida State vs. Clemson/Miami winner (ESPN or ESPN2)
2:30 p.m. – No. 4 Duke vs. Wednesday 2 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)
7 p.m. – No. 2 Virginia vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)
9 p.m. – No. 3 Louisville vs. Wednesday 9 p.m. winner (ESPN or ESPN2)

Friday, March 13
Semifinals
7 p.m. – Thursday afternoon winners (ESPN or ESPN2)
9 p.m. – Thursday evening winners (ESPN or ESPN2)

Saturday, March 14
Championship
8:30 p.m. – Semifinal winners (ESPN)

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