Tag: acc power rankings
When the national polls are updated on Monday, UVA and Duke will be ranked two and three, and the Cavs and Blue Devils enter the final week of the regular season safe bets for #1 national seeds.
Second-ranked UVA remains atop the ACC standings without star guard Justin Anderson, improving to 5-0 without the junior All-America candidate with a pair of wins this week, Pitt and Florida State.
Second-ranked UVA left the floor Saturday night after dispatching #8 Louisville with a two-game lead on the rest of the ACC. But the stranglehold that the Cavs would seem to have on the regular-season race could be slipping through the broken left pinky of second-leading scorer Justin Anderson.
Now it’s getting hard to make sense of where things stand in the ACC, at the top, in the middle, even at the bottom.
Nearing the midpoint of the 2015 ACC basketball conference season, the trends that we’d been seeing in the first couple of weeks of conference play are starting to shake out.
Syracuse was 4-0 in the ACC heading into its matchup on Saturday at Clemson, which had just been pasted by #2 UVA in Charlottesville and was 1-3 in ACC play going in.