Originally written on SCACC Hoops  |  Last updated 11/11/14
The Blue Devils were picked as the ACC preseason favorite for the 14th time in the 45-year history of the poll and the 13th time in 34 years under current head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Duke was last tabbed as the favorite prior to the 2010-11 season, which the Blue Devils finished second in the regular-season standings but captured their league-record 19th ACC Tournament title. ACC Operation Basketball 2013-14 Preseason Poll (First-place votes in parenthesis) Team     Points 1. Duke (50)        805 2. Syracuse (3)   753 3. North Carolina (1)       668 4. Virginia            612 5. Notre Dame  608 6. Pitt    477 7. Maryland        473 8. Boston College             457 9. Florida State  334 10. NC State       332 11. Georgia Tech              311 12. Miami            224 13. Wake Forest               220 14. Clemson       141 15. Virginia Tech               65 2013-14 Preseason All-ACC Team C.J. Fair, Syracuse Joe Harris, Virginia Rodney Hood, Duke Jerian Grant, Notre Dame Jabari Parker, Duke ACC Preseason Player of the Year C.J. Fair, Syracuse ACC Rookie of the Year Jabari Parker, Duke
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