Duke and Virginia battled it out doubtlessly for the highest spot within the faculty basketball rankings however can the Blue Devils overtake the Vols within the AP Prime 25?
One other wild week is within the books. It was the week of the Duke vs. Virginia rematch and the Cavaliers wished revenge for a two-point loss in Durham a couple of weeks again. With Faculty GameDay in attendance, may Tony Bennett’s squad get the job executed and ‘upset’ the Blue Devils?
Sadly for Virginia, it dropped its second sport of the season — each to Duke. That would kill the Cavaliers’ ACC title hopes, however all is just not misplaced. Duke, then again, made fairly the case to rise to No. 1 within the AP Prime 25, however Tennessee has had a stranglehold on that for weeks now and the Volunteers don’t look to be relinquishing the spot any time quickly.
Michigan was one other crew going through a ranked foe and in search of revenge because the Wolverines’ first lack of the season occurred a couple of weeks again at Wisconsin. This time round, Michigan obtained its revenge, beating the No. 19 Badgers in Ann Arbor, 61-52. The Wolverines might be seeking to make a transfer into the highest 5.
Groups like Marquette and Michigan State misplaced to unranked foes in Week 14, which may drop them from the top-10, however they each made up for these defeats with spectacular victories to finish the weekend.
A lot of AP Prime 25 groups misplaced in Week 14, however what sort of impact will it have on the most recent rankings? Right here’s what the newest ballot may appear like come Monday afternoon.