Expansion meant an extra day to the ACC Tournament, but Notre Dame and Virginia Tech are done after one game after losing to Wake Forest and Miami, respectively, and it remains to be seen if either team's head coach returns next season.
In 1974, only one team per conference received an NCAA Tournament bid. The win-or-go-home stakes set up one of the greatest games in college basketball history, a 103-100 thriller between No. 1 N.C. State and No. 4 Maryland in the ACC title game.