ACC Tournament leaving Greensboro; returns in 2020

Five years isn’t soon enough, is it?

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Both fans and city leaders are soaking up another year of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro this week before it leaves the city for the next four years.

Teams will head to Washington D.C. in 2016, Brooklyn, N.Y., in 2017 and 2018, and Charlotte in 2019. It will be back in Greensboro in 2020.

“You can actually feel the energy from the court when you’re sitting this close. It’s just amazing,” described Jerry King Monday. He and his son have visited Greensboro from Virginia for three years in a row now to cheer on Duke.

They hate to see the tournament leave the Piedmont. “To me, personally, it’s sad because it’s closer to home here. It’s always been the ACC close to Greensboro for so long.”

He and other fans FOX8 spoke to said they may be able to swing a trip to D.C., but…

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