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ACC baseball power rankings 5/3

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Florida State's reign atop the rankings lasted just one week as a 1-2 week for the Seminoles has given us a new leader.

It was another crazy week in the Atlantic Coast Conference and that shows in this week's power rankings which see seven teams in a different spot than they were a week ago. Here's how the rankings look with three weeks of regular-season play left:

1. Miami (33-8, 14-5 in ACC, up one spot from last week)

The Hurricanes regain the top spot thanks to a 3-0 week that saw them score 11 or more runs in each of their three games against Florida A&M over the weekend.

This week: UM first takes on FAU, who beat the 'Canes two weeks ago, on Wednesday followed by a weekend trek up to Atlanta for a three-game set with Georgia Tech.

2. Louisville (35-9, 14-7 in ACC, up one spot from last week)

UL took advantage of their off week from ACC play to go 4-0, sparked by a midweek win over FIU and capped off by a weekend sweep of St. John's.

This week: The Cardinals return to conference play this week when they travel to North Carolina for a weekend series with UNC but not before a Tuesday matchup with Cincinnati.

3. Florida State (29-13, 14-6 in ACC, down two spots from last week)

The Seminoles' road struggles reared their ugly head again last weekend as FSU lost of three at Clemson, dropping a second straight road series after losing no weekend series until two weeks ago.

This week: Florida State has a road game at Stetson on Wednesday before bringing in back to Tallahassee for a weekend series against Bowling Green State University.

4. NC State (31-12, 12-7 in ACC, no change from last week)

NCSU followed up its Monday win over East Carolina by taking two of three from Duke at home, remaining in the conversation for a national seed should Florida State falter down the stretch.

This week: The Wolfpack have no midweek games this week but will travel to Clemson for a weekend series with the Tigers which looks to be very important for both teams for differing reasons.

5. Virginia (30-17, 14-10 in ACC, no change from last week)

Virginia carried on its winning ways last week, winning four road games at Old Dominion and Pittsburgh as part of an undefeated week. Just like last season, the Cavaliers seem to be getting hot at the right time.

This week: UVA has no ACC opponent this weekend but does travel to Lynchburg for a midweek game with Liberty.

6. Georgia Tech (30-14, 10-10 in ACC, up two spots from last week)

GT proved unable to beat rival Georgia once again, falling for the second time in as many games to UGA, but the Jackets did rebound to get an impressive sweep of Coastal Carolina, an upstart mid-major in the middle of the postseason hosting conversation.

This week: Georgia Tech has three games this week, coming in the form of a weekend series at home against Miami.

7. Wake Forest (27-17, 10-11 in ACC, down one spot from last week)

The Demon Deacons played only one game last week after a scheduled showdown with Elon was cancelled. Their sole game was a win over Appalachian State but their inactivity last week hurts them in the rankings.

This week: Wake has no midweek games this week but returns to ACC action with a series on the road against Boston College.

8. Clemson (28-15, 11-13 in ACC, up two spots from last week)

The Tigers were one of this week's biggest risers in the power rankings due to a series win over Atlantic-Division leader Florida State, taking two of three games from the Seminoles and breaking a streak of three straight ACC series losses.

This week: Clemson looks to build on its positive momentum this week with a midweek game against Furman and a three-game series against NC State, with all four games coming at home for the Tigers.

9. North Carolina (28-15, 9-12 in ACC, no change from last week)

UNC won both of its games last week, taking games from UNC-Wilmington and Campbell but the idleness in conference play prevented a rise up the rankings.

This week: The Tarheels spend the week at home, welcoming in VCU on Tuesday before playing host to Louisville for a three-game set.

10. Notre Dame (25-18, 9-10 in ACC, down three spots from last week)

The Fighting Irish's downward spiral continued last week as they lost two of three games at home to Ohio (RPI #237) and were shutout at home by Eastern Michigan. ND's sole saving grace was a 5-0 win over Indiana last Tuesday in Indianapolis but that was not enough to stop a plummet down the rankings.

This week: Notre Dame looks to salvage its season when playing three games at home against Pitt this weekend.

11. Boston College (23-17, 9-13 in ACC, no change from last week)

BC had a challenging week that saw the Eagles struggle mightily in their midweek game against Bryany, losing 18-6, before having to battle back from losing their weekend series opener at home against Virginia Tech, winning the final two games of the series to take the series.

This week: This week looks to be a packed slate for Boston College, who has two scheduled midweek games, Tuesday at Rhode Island and Wednesday at home against Northeastern, ahead of the home weekend series against Wake Forest this weekend.

12. Duke (25-20, 10-14 in ACC, no change from last week)

The Blue Devils maintain their spot in the power rankings off of a 2-2 week which began with a win over NC Central before losing two of three games on their trip to NC State in Raleigh.

This week: Duke has almost the entire week off on account of finals week but the Devils will play a doubleheader on Sunday against visiting Gardner-Webb.

13. Pittsburgh (21-17, 8-12 in ACC, no change from last week)

The Panthers proved unable to take even one game at home from Virginia over the weekend, cementing their place near the bottom, at least for now.

This week: Pitt looks to bounce back in a busy week which will see them welcome in Maryland-Eastern Shore for a pair of midweek games before a weekend trip to South Bend for a series against Notre Dame.

14. Virginia Tech (15-30, 5-19 in ACC, no change from last week)

VT finished last week with a 2-2 record including a midweek win at Liberty and a win in the series opener on the road against Boston College. Still, a conference that is exceptionally deep has created a significant gap between the Hokies and the remaining 13 teams, ensuring that the Hokies are staying in last once again.

This week: Virginia Tech will hit the road for a midweek matchup against  West Virginia before entering their ACC-free weekend which will see a three-game series between the Hokies and Alcorn State.