After Loss To Wake, Blue Devils Drop To No. 4

Blue Devil fans, say goodbye to the top spot—at least for now.

One week after becoming No. 1 in the country for the first time since 2006, Duke fell to No. 4 after a road loss to Wake Forest. The Blue Devils did not receive any first-place votes and now trail No. 1 Connecticut, No. 2 Oklahoma and No. 3 North Carolina in the Associated Press poll. (They are slated at No. 3 in the ESPN/USA Today poll, 12 votes in front of the Tar Heels.)

Wake Forest dipped to No. 7 after losing to Georgia Tech Saturday, while Duke's next opponent, Clemson, rounded out the top 10 to set up Duke's fourth matchup against a top-10 team this year. The Blue Devils beat Purdue and Xavier but lost to the Demon Deacons.

In other news that might interest Duke fans, last year's Cinderella upstart, Davidson, continues to rise in the rankings. Stephen Curry's squad garnered 85 votes this week, up from 27 last week and 14 the week before, and needed just 14 to move back into the top 25.


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