A new No. 1 and plenty of movement headline this week's ACC men's basketball rankings

For the first time in three weeks, we have a new No. 1 in our ACC men's basketball rankings (plus plenty of other movement throughout the list!)

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Okay, Okay. You may be saying to yourself:

"How does Duke move up after losing?!"

Well, it's quite easy. Let me explain.

Duke did lose to Wake Forest, who rose to No. 3 on our rankings this week. However, that loss isn't enough for the Demon Deacons to jump Duke, given that the Blue Devils won the first meeting between the two squads.

If you look at these teams based on what they look like right now, Duke is clearly in a better spot than the teams below them in the rankings, as the loss to Wake Forest doesn't necessarily diminish how the Blue Devils have played as of late.