ACC basketball standings 2013: Duke battles for second-place finish

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The Duke Blue Devils have to hope for the Miami Hurricanes to flounder twice for the top spot.

With the Miami Hurricanes needing to drop both of its two remaining regular season games to miss out on winning the ACC title outright, the Duke Blue Devils have a bit of a bigger challenge to hang onto the second spot in the conference.

Miami plays the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Wednesday and the Clemson Tigers on Saturday.

A (win___probably) on Tuesday against the Virginia Tech Hokies sets coach Mike Krzyzewski up for a regular season finale against the rival North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday. The Tar Heels are 11-5 in conference play and find themselves and must beat the Maryland Terrapins on Wednesday to keep pace with the Blue Devils.

Toward the bottom of the ACC standings, Clemson's __-__ win/loss to Boston College on Tuesday night separated the two schools that along with Georgia Tech and Wake Forest entered the week with 5-11 conference records.

ACC Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Miami (FL) 14-2 23-5
Duke __ __
North Carolina 11-5 21-8
North Carolina State 10-6 21-8
Virginia 10-6 20-9
Maryland 8-8 20-9
Florida State 7-9 15-14
Georgia Tech 5-11 15-13
Clemson __ __
Boston College __ ___
Wake Forest 5-11 12-16
Virginia Tech __ ___

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