ACC Basketball Power Rankings: Wake Forest, Syracuse & Clemson on the rise

Three teams rise while some fall.

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. 7-9 ACC. . . 447. . 15-12. . 10. ACC

If there was a week that summed up the Hokies season, it was last week. They blow out Virginia by 34 at home, then go to Pittsburgh and allow 43 second-half points in a 15-point loss.

Last week: No. 11

Games this week: Feb. 27 at Syracuse, March 2 vs. Wake Forest

. 435. . . 8-8 ACC. . ACC. 14-13. 9.

The Seminoles split their two games last week, beating BC and falling to Clemson on the road.

Last week: No. 9

Games this week: Feb. 27 vs. North Carolina State, March 2 at Georgia Tech

. . 17-10. . . 442. 9-7 ACC. 8. ACC.

The Wolfpack split their two games last week at home, losing to Syracuse and rebounding to beat Boston College. Against the Orange, they dug themselves into too deep of a hole to get out of.

Last week: No. 7

Games this week: Feb. 27 at Florida State, March 2 at North Carolina

. 7. ACC. . 18-10. . 9-8 ACC. 445. .

If there's one team flying under the radar in terms of an NCAA Tournament berth, it's the Orange. They have three ACC games left and a golden opportunity to win out, collect some big wins and win a game or two in the ACC Tournament and 21-22 wins later, they can get an at-large bid.

Last week: No. 8

Games this week: Feb. 27 vs. Virginia Tech, March 2 at Louisville

. . 6. 11-6 ACC. 20-8. . 446. ACC. .

It was a week to forget for the Cavaliers after a 34-point loss at Virginia Tech, then a loss at home to North Carolina. They scored a total of 90 points in two games. Games this week at BC and Duke are going to be tough.

Last week: No. 3

Games this week: Feb. 28 at Boston College, March 2 at Duke