ACC Basketball Preview: Best Conference by Far with Addition of Louisville

ACC Basketball Preview: Best Conference by Far with Addition of Louisville

If these projections all played out, the ACC would go 7-0 in the opening round of March Madness, and then have five Sweet 16 teams, and half of the Elite 8 and Final Four. NBC Sports guru Rob Dauster asks simply if they could produce all four Final Four teams. The team rankings and top 20 players based on www.valueaddbasketball.com are below.

Rankings of ACC Teams:

3, Duke, 56.92 

4, North Carolina, 55.88 

6, Louisville, 47.88 

8, Virginia, 37.45 

16, Syracuse, 32.92 

25, Florida St., 28.21 

32, North Carolina St., 25.69 

51, Miami FL, 20.74 

55, Pittsburgh, 20.04 

60, Notre Dame, 18.86 

Average Top 10, 34.46 (best of any conference)

67, Clemson, 17.71 

101, Boston College, 12.39 

104, Virginia Tech, 12.25 

114, Wake Forest, 11.28 

127, Georgia Tech, 9.61

 

Natl rnk Player (Team) Ht 2015 Value
3 Marcus Paige (North Carolina) 6’1″ 10.27
5 Montrezl Harrell (Louisville) 6’8″ 10.17
7 Jahlil Okafor (Duke) 6’10” 9.76
19 Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia) 6’5″ 8.26
34 Trevor Cooney (Syracuse) 6’4″ 7.64
37 Tyus Jones (Duke) 6’1″ 7.58
47 Brice Johnson (North Carolina) 6’9″ 7.09
48 Olivier Hanlan (Boston College) 6’4″ 7.07
49 Aaron Thomas (Florida St.) 6’5″ 7.04
50 Terry Rozier (Louisville) 6’1″ 6.91
53 Justin Jackson (North Carolina) 6’7″ 6.86
54 Justise Winslow (Duke) 6’6″ 6.80
55 Jerian Grant (Notre Dame) 6’5″ 6.76
73 London Perrantes (Virginia) 6’2″ 6.21
79 Amile Jefferson (Duke) 6’9″ 6.03
85 Quinn Cook (Duke) 6’2″ 5.94
87 Angel Rodriguez (Miami FL) 5’11” 5.93
88 Rasheed Sulaimon (Duke) 6’4″ 5.93
93 Chris Jones (Louisville) 5’10” 5.85
94 Pat Connaughton (Notre Dame) 6’5″ 5.85


Comment count on this article reflects comments made on Breitbart.com and Facebook. Visit Breitbart's Facebook Page.