Developments in the ACC usually follow the same script during the first three months of a season: A few really strong teams and a handful of pretty good teams engage in compelling matchups up and down the East Coast, a bunch of teams beat up on one another, and by early March most teams with better than a .500 league record are deemed worthy to play in the NCAA tournament.
Not this season, folks.
ACC teams have won the last two national championships, and Duke may well win its second consecutive national title this season. But after receiving no less than six NCAA tournament invites the past two seasons, the ACC is unlikely to earn more than five and could get as few as three even in an expanded tournament field...
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