CHARLOTTE, N.C. There was no rookie hazing for the new members of the ACC at media day.
Syracuse's C.J. Fair was voted Preseason Player of the Year, while Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant joined him on the projected All-ACC team.
Fair had 17 votes for POY, finishing one vote ahead of Virginia's Joe Harris. Duke's Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker each received votes, and both made the projected all-conference team, as well.
The freshman Parker was the runaway choice for Rookie of the Year, getting 52 of 54 votes.
As far as the projected preseason finish, the media picked Duke to win the league with 50 first-place votes, followed by Syracuse (three) and North Carolina (one).
The projected fourth-place club, Virginia, seems primed for a big season. The Cavaliers barely missed the NCAA tournament last year and return most of their roster.
Harris, on the verge of a breakout, as well, says it has greater meaning, considering he and fellow senior Akil Mitchell are the last remaining recru...