Maryland basketball picked to finish sixth in ACC preseason poll


Mark Turgeon’s team was picked to finish sixth in the ACC. (Associated Press)

The 2012-13 preseason ACC media ballot is out, and it’s almost identical to the first-ever coaches’ poll. It, along with the preseason all-conference team, is below. What do you think about the Terps’ sixth-place prediction?

1. North Carolina State (26 first-place votes) — 601 overall 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

All-Conference Team

C.J. Leslie, North Carolina State

Michael Snaer, Florida State

James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina

Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State

Mason Plumlee, Duke 

Preseason Players of the Year

Player: Leslie

Rookie of the Year: Rodney Purvis, North Carolina State

Alex Prewitt covers the Washington Capitals. Follow him on Twitter @alex_prewitt or email him at alex.prewitt@washpost.com.

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