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Wake Forest Basketball in the ACC Tournament All-Time

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The 2019 ACC Tournament begins Tuesday, so here is a look at Wake’s all-time record

ACC Tournament

Wake Forest plays in the first game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament as the #13 seed at noon on Tuesday. The Deacs aren't likely to make a deep run, but anything is possible.

Below is a look at how Wake Forest has fared historically in the ACC Tournament.

1954: #3 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1955: #4 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1956: #3 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1957: #4 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1958: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1959: #6 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1960: #2 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1961: #1 Seed. ACC Tournament Champions! 2-0 in Tournament.

1962: #1 Seed. ACC Tournament Champions! 3-0 in Tournament.

1963: #2 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1964: #2 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1965: #5 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1966: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1967: #5 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1968: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1969: #5 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1970: #5 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1971: #4 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1972: #6 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1973: #7 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1974: #6 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1975: #7 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1976: #5 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1977: #2 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1978: #5 Seed. Tournament Runner-Up. 2-1 in Tournament.

1979: #7 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1980: #7 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1981: #3 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1982: #3 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1983: #5 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1984: #3 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1985: #7 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1986: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1987: #7 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1988: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1989: #7 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1990: #8 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1991: #3 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1992: #6 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1993: #4 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1994: #3 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1995: #1 Seed. ACC Tournament Champions! 3-0 in Tournament.

1996: #2 Seed. ACC Tournament Champions! 3-0 in Tournament.

1997: #2 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

1998: #4 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

1999: #4 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

2000: #5 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

2001: #6 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

2002: #3 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

2003: #1 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

2004: #3 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

2005: #2 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

2006: #12 Seed. Loss in Semifinals. 2-1 in Tournament.

2007: #11 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 1-1 in Tournament.

2008: #8 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2009: #2 Seed. Loss in Quarterfinals. 0-1 in Tournament.

2010: #5 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2011: #12 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2012: #9 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2013: #10 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2014: #12 Seed. Loss in Second Round. 1-1 in Tournament.

2015: #11 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2016: #13 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2017: #10 Seed. Loss in Second Round. 1-1 in Tournament.

2018: #14 Seed. Loss in First Round. 0-1 in Tournament.

2019: #13 Seed.

Overall Record: 44-61

4 ACC Tournament Championships

4 ACC Tournament #1 Seeds

Record by Coach:

Murray Greason: 6-4

Bones McKinney: 12-6

Jack Murdock: 0-1

Jack McCloskey: 3-6

Carl Tacy: 6-13

Bob Staak: 1-4

Dave Odom: 9-10

Skip Prosser: 5-6

Dino Gaudio: 0-3

Jeff Bzdelik: 1-4

Danny Manning: 1-4

Record by Decade:

1950s: 6-6

1960s: 14-8

1970s: 4-10

1980s: 4-10

1990s: 9-8

2000s: 6-10

2010s: 2-9

Bones McKinney has by far the best record of any Wake Forest basketball coach in the ACC Tournament, and the only other coach with a winning record is his predecessor Murray Greason.

McKinney is tied with Dave Odom for most Championships with 2 apiece (the only four in school history).

Odom’s record is greatly improved by Tim Duncan, as his teams that Duncan were not a part of won only one tournament game.

Jackie Murdock and Dino Gaudio are the only coaches in Wake Forest history to never win an ACC Tournament game.

Barring a miraculous run this year, the present decade will be the worst performance in school history in the ACC Tournament. The 1960s were by far the best, followed by the 1990s.