ACC Baseball Tournament Schedule 2012: Latest Dates and Times for Games

Zach KruseSenior Analyst IMay 24, 2012

Photo courtesy of ESPN
Photo courtesy of ESPN

The 2012 ACC Tournament kicked off Wednesday, May 25 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

No. 8 seed Georgia Tech gave the tournament a shock early when the Yellow Jackets upset No. 1 Florida State in the opening game on Wednesday. No. 3 North Carolina State then beat No. 6 Miami and No. 2 North Carolina shut out No. 7 Wake Forest to close out the first day.

In the round-robin tournament, the winner from each pool advances to the Conference Championship game, which will be played Sunday at noon. 

Here is how the pools are separated:

Pool A: No. 1 Florida State, No. 4 Virginia, No. 5 Clemson, No. 8 Georgia Tech
Pool B: No. 2 North Carolina, No. 3 North Carolina State, No. 6 Miami 

With two games either completed (No. 5 Clemson vs. No. 4 Virginia) or in progress (No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 6 Miami) Thursday, here is how the rest of the ACC Tournament schedule shapes up:

 

No. 3 North Carolina State vs. No. 7 Wake Forest 
Thursday, May 24, 7:00 p.m. ET

North Carolina State swept Wake Forest 3-0 during a series in Raleigh, North Carolina during the ACC regular season schedule. 

 

No. 4 Virginia vs. No. 8 Georgia Tech
Friday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. ET

Virginia won two of the three games against Georgia Tech during the ACC regular season schedule. 

 

No. 1 Florida State vs. No. 5 Clemson
Friday, May 25, 3:00 p.m. ET

Clemson took two of the three games against Florida State—the nation's No. 1 ranked team—during the ACC regular season schedule. 

 

No. 6 Miami vs. No. 7 Wake Forest
Friday, May 25, 7:00 p.m. ET

Miami took two of the three games against Wake Forest during a weekend series in Coral Gables, Florida during the ACC regular season schedule.

 

No. 5 Clemson vs. No. 8 Georgia Tech
Saturday, May 26, 11:00 a.m. ET

After losing in 13 innings during the series opener, Clemson stormed back to take two of three against the Yellow Jackets in late April. 

 

No. 1 Florida State vs. No. 4 Virginia
Saturday, May 26, 3:00 p.m. ET

Florida State swept the Cavaliers over three games during a mid-March series in Tallahassee. 

 

No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 3 North Carolina State
Saturday, May 26, 7:00 p.m. ET

NC State took Game 1 of their weekend series in March, but the Tar Heels came back to win the final two games in Chapel Hill. 

 

ACC Championship Game
Winner Pool A vs. Winner Pool B 
Sunday, May 27, 12:00 p.m. ET