Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Duke tops ACC poll, but it's not unanimous

CHARLOTTE - The media that cover the ACC picked Duke to finish atop the conference, but the vote wasn't unanimous.

Duke received 61 of a possible 62 first-place votes in the annual preseason poll, which was released this afternoon at the ACC's operation basketball event. North Carolina, which was picked third overall in the poll, received the other first-place vote.

It wasn't immediately clear which media member selected the Tar Heels No. 1.

Virginia Tech was picked No. 2, and N.C. State was No. 4.

The media also selected Duke's Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith, Virginia Tech's Malcolm Delaney, N.C. State's Tracy Smith and Florida State's Chris Singleton to the preseason All-ACC team.

Singler was picked as the player of the year, and North Carolina freshman Harrison Barnes was voted rookie of the year.

Here is the complete voting, with first-place votes in parentheses:

1. Duke (61) 743; 2. Virginia Tech 632; 3. North Carolina (1) 622; 4. N.C. State 526; 5. Florida State 496; 6. Maryland 432; 7. Clemson 335; 8. Miami 305; 9. Georgia Tech 274; 10. Boston College 173; 11. Virginia 164; 12. Wake Forest 134.

Ken Tysiac


GoDuke said...

Well we can see someones bias got in the way of making the best choice. lol

Anonymous said...

Or we can't read the article that is right below this one

Anonymous said...

Who the F cares? It's a preseason poll.

Anonymous said...

Or... we can realize only a complete MORON would take precious time out of their life to post a "Who cares..." comment if they truly did not care. The TRUTH truly HURTS!!!