The race is on in ACC basketball for the top spot in the power rankings. With the 2021-22 season right around the corner, it’s never too early to get a projection of which teams are on the top, and bottom, of the rankings in the ACC landscape.
All eyes will certainly be on Duke basketball and head coach Mike Krzyzewski as he enters his final season on the sidelines coaching the college game, retiring at the conclusion of the year. He’ll certainly get the most of his guys this fall, but will it earn them the top spot?
That’s one of the million-dollar questions heading into a new year as it looks like the ACC basketball regular-season title will be a wide-open race. UVA basketball won last year’s title but with a ton of holes to fill on the offensive end of the floor, this could be a “down” year for them, figuratively speaking.
Georgia Tech basketball surprised everybody in the conference tournament, earning the ACC’s automatic bid by winning their first conference tournament crown since 2013. Can they bounce back and shock the world once again this season?
Another season means another host of possibilities on the horizon in one of the best conferences in college basketball. Here’s a look at the preseason power rankings for ACC basketball heading into 2021-22.