Clemson in 2nd place in ACC Basketball standings


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Photo by USA Today
Photo by USA Today

The Clemson Basketball team (12-6, 5-1 ACC) won its fifth straight ACC game on Saturday against Miami propelling the team into second-place in the current ACC standings.

Also, the Tigers defeated three ranked opponents in a row for the first time in school history with the recent victories over No. 16 Louisville, No. 6 Duke and No. 8 Miami.

The Tigers are ranked 88th by the Warrennolan.com rating, 81st by ESPN's RPI and 56th by KenPom's rating.

Brownell and Co. will face Virginia (13-4) on the road on Tuesday, 1/19 at 8 pm on the ACC Network and then have a home game with Pittsburgh on Wednesday, 1/27 at 7 pm on RSN.

Current ACC Standings as of 1/18/16

North Carolina 5-0 -- 1.000 16-2 .889 W9

Clemson 5-1 .5 .833 12-6 .667 W5

Pittsburgh 4-1 1 .800 15-2 .882 W1

Virginia Tech 4-1 1 .800 12-6 .667 W2

Louisville 3-1 1.5 .750 14-3 .824 W1

Notre Dame 3-2 2 .600 12-5 .706 W2

Duke 3-2 2 .600 14-4 .778 L2

Miami (FL) 2-2 2.5 .500 13-3 .813 L2

Florida State 2-3 3 .400 12-5 .706 W2

Virginia 2-3 3 .400 13-4 .765 L1

Syracuse 2-4 3.5 .333 12-7 .632 W2

Georgia Tech 1-4 4 .200 11-7 .611 L2

Wake Forest 1-4 4 .200 10-7 .588 L2

Boston College 0-4 4.5 .000 7-10 .412 L4

NC State 0-5 5 .000 10-8 .556 L5

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