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BC last in ACC basketball media poll

10.18.12 at 9:30 am ET
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Boston College was predicted for a 12th-place finish by the media that covers ACC basketball during the league’s annual Operation Basketball event Wednesday. This follows a similar prediction from ACC coaches on Monday.

NC State was tabbed to finish first, ahead of Duke and North Carolina. It’s the first time since 1974 the Wolfpack received such a prediction from the media.

Here are the preseason rankings and All-ACC team from the 53 media members who voted.

TEAM PREDICTIONS
1. NC State (26 first-place votes), 601 points
2. Duke (21), 589
3. North Carolina, 520
4. Florida State (6), 484
5. Miami, 436
6. Maryland, 341
7. Virginia, 287
8. Clemson, 277
9. Georgia Tech, 189
10. Virginia Tech, 169
11. Wake Forest, 151
12. Boston College, 90

PRESEASON ALL-ACC
Lorenzo Brown, NC State
C.J. Leslie, NC State
James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina
Mason Plumlee, Duke
Michael Snaer, Florida State

PRESEASON ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
C.J. Leslie, NC State

PRESEASON ACC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Rodney Purvis, NC State

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