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No. 2 Virginia, Bennett poised for another ACC title run

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls out a play in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game with Notre Dame  Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work.

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Clemson builds big 1st-half lead, holds off NC State 68-57

Clemson's Sidy Djitte (50) blocks the shot by North Carolina State's Cat Barber (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman) MANDATORY CREDIT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clemson proved it could play well enough to build a huge lead in an Atlantic Coast Conference road game, then showed it has enough toughness to turn away a momentum-filled comeback.

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No. 13 North Carolina beats Syracuse 93-83 for 7-1 ACC start

North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks, right, guards Syracuse's Rakeem Christmas (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night.

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Unbeatens Kentucky, Virginia still sit atop AP Top 25 poll

Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon (15) shoots against Virginia Tech's Will Johnston during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Blacksburg, Va. Virginia won 50-47. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)

There’s no argument among AP Top 25 voters about the top two teams in the country.

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