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ACC Basketball Power Rankings, Vol. 12: Jones, Carey Push Duke back to No. 1

Let’s jump right in with this week’s ACC Basketball Power Rankings — with a quick glance at five different indicators: last week’s record (and point differential), this week’s schedule, adjusted offensive/defensive efficiency (per KenPom) and each team’s NET ranking.

 

No. 1 Duke

Last week: 2-0 — FSU (W, +5), Notre Dame (W, +34)

This week: at NC State (Wed.), Virginia Tech (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 116.2, No. 7

Defensive efficiency: 88.5, No. 6

NET: 6

 

No. 2 Florida State

Last week: 1-1 — at Duke (L, -5), Syracuse (W, +3)

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This week: Pittsburgh (Tue.), at NC State (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 110.0, No. 40

Defensive efficiency: 90.8, No. 18

NET: 15

 

No. 3 Louisville

Last week: 0-2 — at Georgia Tech (L, -6), at Clemson (L, -15)

This week: Syracuse (Wed.), North Carolina (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 114.7, No. 11

Defensive efficiency: 93.4, No. 44

NET: 9

 

No. 4 Virginia

Last week: 2-0 — Notre Dame (W, +1), at UNC (W, +2)

This week: Boston College (Wed.), at Pittsburgh (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 98.5, No. 233

Defensive efficiency: 85.6, No. 4

NET: 55

 

No. 5 NC State

Last week: 1-1 — at Syracuse (W, +5), at Boston College (L, -3)

This week: Duke (Wed.), FSU (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 109.3, No. 49

Defensive efficiency: 97.5, No. 92

NET: 61

 

No. 6 Syracuse

Last week: 0-2 — NC State (L, -5), at FSU (L, -3)

This week: at Louisville (Wed.), Georgia Tech (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 112.5, No. 23

Defensive efficiency: 100.1, No. 135

NET: 65

 

No. 7 Notre Dame

Last week: 0-2 — at Virginia (L, -1), at Duke (L, -34)

This week: UNC (Mon.), Miami (Sun.)

Offensive efficiency: 110.5, No. 36

Defensive efficiency: 98.7, No. 110

NET: 58

 

No. 8 Clemson

Last week: 2-0 — at Pittsburgh (W, +20), Louisville (W, +15)

This week: at Boston College (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 102.9, No. 164

Defensive efficiency: 92.2, No. 27

NET: 80

 

No. 9 Virginia Tech

Last week: 1-0 — Pittsburgh (W, +10)

This week: Miami (Wed.), at Duke (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 105.5, No. 107

Defensive efficiency: 97.5, No. 91

NET: 76

 

No. 10 Pittsburgh

Last week: 0-2 — Clemson (L, -20), at Virginia Tech (L, -10)

This week: at FSU (Tue.), Virginia (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 104.9, No. 124

Defensive efficiency: 97.6, No. 94

NET: 98

 

No. 11 Georgia Tech

Last week: 1-0 — Louisville (W, +6)

This week: at Wake Forest (Wed.), at Syracuse (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 101.8, No. 180

Defensive efficiency: 92.2, No. 28

NET: 87

 

No. 12 Boston College

Last week: 1-1 — at Miami (L, -27), NC State (W, +3)

This week: at Virginia (Wed.), Clemson (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 98.3, No. 237

Defensive efficiency: 97.3, No. 86

NET: 143

 

No. 13 Miami

Last week: 2-0 — Boston College (W, +27), Wake Forest (W, +17)

This week: at Virginia Tech (Wed.), at Notre Dame (Sun.)

Offensive efficiency: 108.9, No. 54

Defensive efficiency: 102.7, No. 190

NET: 102

 

No. 14 Wake Forest

Last week: 1-1 — UNC (W, +17), at Miami (L, -17)

This week: Georgia Tech (Wed.)

Offensive efficiency: 106.1, No. 89

Defensive efficiency: 98.7, No. 111

NET: 104

 

No. 15 North Carolina

Last week: 0-2 — at Wake Forest (L, -17), Virginia (L, -2)

This week: at Notre Dame (Mon.), at Louisville (Sat.)

Offensive efficiency: 104.6, No. 133

Defensive efficiency: 96.8, No. 79

NET: 95

 

Contributor Rankings

 David GlennBrian GeisingerJosh GrahamConsensus
1DukeDukeDukeDuke
2Florida StateFlorida StateLouisvilleFlorida State
3LouisvilleLouisvilleFlorida StateLouisville
4VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
5NC StateNC StateNC StateNC State
6SyracuseSyracuseSyracuseSyracuse
7Notre DameClemsonNotre DameNotre Dame
8Virginia TechNotre DameClemsonClemson
9ClemsonGeorgia TechVirginia TechVirginia Tech
10PittVirginia TechPittPitt
11Georgia TechPittGeorgia TechGeorgia Tech
12Boston CollegeBoston CollegeBoston CollegeBoston College
13MiamiMiamiMiamiMiami
14Wake ForestUNCWake ForestWake Forest
15UNCWake ForestUNCUNC