Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 1/7/13
Conference play got underway in the ACC, and the most revealing result was Virginias 61-52 home victory Sunday over North Carolina. The Cavaliers got contributions from their deep bench and 19 points from junior Joe Harris, and Tony Bennetts team out-everythinged the Tar Heels. This victory for Virginia made up for its loss to Old Dominion and put the Cavaliers back on track for an NCAA invitation. It also suggested the Tar Heels shouldnt make NCAA reservations just yet. Here are this weeks rankings: 1. Duke (14-0 overall, 1-0 ACC) The Blue Devils certainly didnt play like the No. 1 team in the nation this past week in wins over Davidson and Wake Forest, but they remain unbeaten and well-established to continue forging forward. Ryan Kelly had a big week with 40 points, which is a really good sign. If he can score 15 a night, Duke can take another step forward. 2. NC State (12-2, 1-0) Disregard NC States struggle at Boston College over the weekend; it was expected and was healt...
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