Five ACC Teams in First 2016-17 Basketball AP Poll

The Duke Blue Devils begin the season ranked No. 1 in the nation while four other conference members also start out in the initial Associated Press Top 25.

North Carolina is ranked 6th, Virginia is 8th, Louisville is 13th, and Syracuse is No. 19.

The 2016-17 ACC Tournament will be held March 7-11 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. This marks the first time that the tournament will be played in New York. It’s scheduled to return to the same venue in 2017-18.

The 2016-17 Final Four will be played in Phoenix, Arizona at University of Phoenix Stadium April 1 & 3.

Keep an eye out for our individual ACC team previews beginning this week.

Associated Press Top 25


1 Duke
2 Kentucky
3 Kansas
4 Villanova
5 Oregon
6 North Carolina
7 Xavier
8 Virginia
9 Wisconsin
10 Arizona
11 Indiana
12 Michigan State
13 Louisville
14 Gonzaga
15 Purdue
17 Saint Mary’s
18 Connecticut
19 Syracuse
20 West Virginia
21 Texas
22 Creighton
23 Rhode Island
24 Iowa State
25 Maryland

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