Boston College, the 12th seed, successfully countered 13th-seeded Georgia Tech’s height and bulk with its four-guard alignment and timely 3-point shooting to claim a 66-65 victory in the first round of the ACC men’s basketball tournament Tuesday. They will face fifth-seeded North Carolina on Wednesday.
When Wake Forest takes the floor for the second game of the 2015 ACC tournament Tuesday afternoon against Virginia Tech, Deacons head coach Danny Manning will accomplish a first. It will be the first ACC tournament game that Manning has attended in person.
Danny Manning’s record in his first season at Wake Forest -- 13-16, 5-11 in the ACC -- isn’t that different from his predecessor, but the way the Deacons have played offers reason for optimism going forward.
Wake Forest didn’t get a lot of scoring from its starting five Wednesday against Mount St. Mary’s. That didn’t matter to Deacons coach Danny Manning, not with the way his reserves were playing in an 83-49 victory over the Mountaineers.