CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The University of Virginia Men’s Basketball Team is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, according to media members.
This is the first time the cavaliers have been picked to top the conference since 1982. Virginia received 97 first-place voters among the 155 voters in the poll. Duke ranks as number two in the preseason poll, followed by reigning ACC champion Florida State, North Carolina and Louisville. All received first-place votes as well.
Rounding out the top ten are Syracuse, Miami, NC State, Georgia Tech and Clemson.
Virginia has its season opener scheduled for November 25 against Maine in the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.