ACC Power Ratings - Games Through 1/21/98

ACC Power Ratings - Games Through 1/21/98

Post by George W. Harr » Fri, 23 Jan 1998 04:00:00

        Included in the previous ratings are a correction
for a data entry error regarding Clemson's number of home
games.

        What follows are power ratings for ACC men's
basketball teams based solely on the results of games
among conference members through Tuesday, January
20th 1998.  Following the ratings will be a brief
explanation of methodology.

Team           Rating      Record       Previous
                       Conf    Total

1)Duke          86.44   6-0     17-1    1)86.39
2)UNC           77.58   5-1     19-1    2)76.53
3)Clemson       75.55   3-3     12-6    3)75.19
4)Maryland      67.94   4-3     11-6    5)66.76
5)FSU           67.21   2-4     13-4    4)67.19
6)Wake          64.33   2-3      9-6    7)64.32
7)GTech         63.19   2-4     12-6    6)64.58
8)***ia      61.27   2-4     10-9    9)61.45
9)NCState       60.81   1-5     10-7    8)61.92

Recent Games:

Wednesday, 1/21/98
        UNC at NCState
                Prediction: UNC by ~15
                Result:     UNC by 14
        Maryland at Georgia Tech
                Prediction: Georgia Tech by ~1
                Result:     Maryland by 3

Predictions, immediate & cumulative: 1-1, 11-8

Upcoming Games:

Thursday, 1/22/98
        Wake Forest at FSU
                Prediction: FSU by ~3

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