Forecasting the ACC's standings for 2016-17

It'll be hard for Mike Krzyzewski to stop the talk: His Duke Blue Devils will be the ACC's -- and perhaps the nation's -- best team. Harry How/Getty Images

Welcome to the ACC, the league that brought you no fewer than six of the teams that made the 2016 Sweet 16 (North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Virginia, Miami and Duke), as well as half of last month's Final Four. A second consecutive national title for the conference just eluded the ACC's grasp, thanks to the heroics of Villanova's Kris Jenkins, but the league is poised to have still another celebrated season in 2016-17.