It's been a pretty good week for the Atlantic Coast Conference. On top of seeing Zion Williamson return to Duke and dominate in the ACC Tournament, the conference got some very favorable seeding in the NCAA Tournament. But three top seeds were not enough to top the history-making poll released today.
On Monday, the Associated Press released its final poll of the season and has three ACC squads occupying the top spots. Duke comes in at No. 1, Virginia comes in at No. 2 and UNC comes in at No. 3.
Per College GameDay, the ACC is now the first conference ever to have all three teams in the three top spots in the AP Poll. Duke, Virginia, and UNC were all awarded with No. 1 seeds in their respective regions in the NCAA Tournament.
Rounding out the top ten in the poll are (in order from 4 to 10) Gonzaga, Michigan State, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Texas Tech and Florida State.
It's hard to argue that the ACC isn't sending the top three teams in the nation into the tournament.
Duke has been simply dominant for much of the season, and with a healthy Zion Williamson, the Blue Devils are the favorites to win it all.
Virginia has been nigh unbeatable, except against Duke and, most recently, against the Florida State Seminoles.
As for UNC, the Tar Heels remain one of the most well-coached teams in America and are the only team to beat Duke twice this year.
It's going to be an interesting tournament to be sure.