Acc Tournament's Wide-open Field

March 07, 2007

North Carolina holds the No. 1 seed going into this week's ACC tournament, but Tyler Hansbrough (left) and the Tar Heels have plenty of strong challengers.

Of the 12 teams in the ACC:

The top five seeds were separated by one game in the conference standings

Ten have overall records of .500 or better.

Seven have conference records of .500 or better.

Seven are in the top 25 in strength of schedule.

Nine are among the top 50 in the Rating Percentage Index.

As many as nine could receive bids to the NCAA tournament.

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