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Duke preseason pick to win ACC

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Duke enters the 2013-14 basketball season as the favorites to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Blue Devils received 50 of 54 first-place votes in a preseason poll by the media.

Duke returns guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon from last season's 30-6 NCAA Regional finalist team. Then also welcome in ACC Preseason Rookie of the Year, Jabari Parker.

ACC newcomer Syracuse placed second in the voting, North Carolina was number three and Virginia picked fourth. NC State was preseason pick to finish tenth out of fifteen teams.

Syracuse senior forward C.J. Fair (14.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg) was chosen as ACC Preseason Player of the Year.

 

 

 

 

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