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ESPN Releases New Top 10 Following Duke's Loss To UNC

Coach K isn't happy with a play.

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 24: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts against the Syracuse Orange during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 24, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

ESPN's college basketball rankings have updated following Duke's loss to North Carolina at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham on Wednesday night.

Duke, the No. 1 team in the country, fell to No. 8 North Carolina at home. The Blue Devils were without star freshman Zion Williamson, who suffered a knee injury seconds into the contest.

ESPN's computer has updated its rankings following Duke's loss, as we have a new No. 1 team.

Here's the full new top 10, from the Basketball Power Index:

  1. Gonzaga
  2. Virginia
  3. Duke
  4. Michigan State
  5. UNC
  6. Kentucky
  7. Tennessee
  8. Virginia Tech
  9. Michigan
  10. Texas Tech

Duke was the clear national title favorite heading into last night's game against North Carolina, but the Blue Devils' status is now up in the air with Williamson's injury.

Thankfully for the Blue Devils, Williamson is believed to have suffered just a knee sprain.

“We’re very concerned about Zion. It’s a mild knee sprain. We will know about length of time tomorrow. It’s stable. Obviously it has an impact. You lose the NPOY on the 1st play," Coach K said.

Duke is set to play at Syracuse on Saturday.