ACC moves basketball championship game to Saturday
MAY 13, 2014 3:39p ET
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Atlantic Coast Conference is moving its men's basketball tournament championship game to Saturday night.
The league announced Tuesday that beginning this season, the tournament will shift to a Tuesday-through-Saturday format.
The ACC had held its semifinals on Saturdays and its title game on Sundays since 1982.
The semifinals shift to Friday nights with the title game being played in prime time on Saturday nights.
This past year was its first as a five-day, 15-team event that started on a Wednesday and ended on a Sunday.
The announcement came during the league's annual spring meetings in Amelia Island.