March 7, 2012
#8 Maryland (16-14, 6-9) vs. #9 Wake Forest (13-17, 4-12)
Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Noon | Atlanta, Ga. (Philips Arena)
ACC Network | Terrapin Sports Radio Network
Scouting the Demon Deacons
The winner of the opening first-round game will face top-seeded North Carolina at noon in Friday's quarterfinals.
The Terrapins are in the top half of the bracket, meaning they would play in the 1 p.m. semifinal, with the championship game also scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Follow the Entire Tournament
First-round coverage of all four games on Thursday will also be available on ESPNU nationally, with blackouts in the ACC geographic footprint.
Fans can also follow the tournament on Twitter: @ACCmbb, with hashtag #ACCTRNY