ACC Basketball Power Rankings: Preseason
College Basketball Season is almost here. It is time for some ACC Basketball Power Rankings.
College Basketball season is back and ACC Basketball will be awesome.
Let’s be clear, the ACC is loaded.
The ACC also has six ranked teams in ESPN’s initial Power Rankings. This includes four teams in the Top Ten.
In other words, the KIH Rankings Guru has got his work cut out for him. Luckily for you guys, I am more than willing to give this a try.
With no games played, these rankings are very fluid. The bottom three squads and the top three seem to be pretty set. The middle nine could be interchanged multiple ways and they still might not be right. So with all that said, let’s delve into these ACC Basketball rankings.
(Note: All recruiting rankings are based off ESPN numbers for 2016).
Boston College Eagles
Last week: Lost 88-68 to Florida State in first round of the ACC tournament
Last rank: 14th
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Last week: Lost 72-56 to San Diego State in the NIT Quarterfinals
Last rank: 9th
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Last week: Lost 75-72 to NC State in the first round of the ACC Tournament
Last rank: 13th
Florida State Seminoles
Last week: Lost 81-69 to Valparaiso in the second round of the NIT
Last rank: 11th
NC State Wolfpack
Last week: Lost 92-89 to Duke in the second round of the ACC Tournament
Last rank: 12th
Last week: Lost 88-85 to Georgia Tech in the Second Round of the ACC Tournament
Last rank: 10th
Virginia Tech Hokies
Last week: Lost 80-77 to BYU in the Second round of the NIT
Last rank: 8th
Last week: Lost 68-46 to Virginia
Last rank: N/A
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Last week: Lost 88-74 to North Carolina in the NCAA Elite Eight
Last rank: 4th
Last week: Lost 92-69 to Villanova in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen
Last rank: 3rd
Last week: Lost 83-66 to North Carolina in the NCAA Final Four
Last rank: 7th
Last week: Lost 47-43 to Wisconsin in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
Last rank: 6th
Last week: Lost 68-62 to Syracuse in the NCAA Elite Eight
Last rank: 1B
Duke Blue Devils
Last week: Lost 82-68 to Oregon in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen
Last rank: 5th
North Carolina Tar Heels
Last week: Lost 77-74 to Villanova in the NCAA National Championship
Last rank: 1A
Well that does it for this round of rankings. I am sure there are some questions but that’s what happens in a league with 12 legitimate contenders for a tourney bid. Of course that’s what makes this preseason rankings. There is no clarity yet because no games have been played. So don’t be surprised if there is a lot of movement between teams ranked 12 through 4. Anyways we will return in December. So enjoy this early College Basketball Action.
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