Maryland is heavy favorite

[ACC: Men] Maryland is the preseason favorite to claim the 2013 ACC men's championship, according to a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches. The Terrapins, who return MAC Hermann Trophy winner Patrick Mullins, received 10 of 12 first-place votes to finish ahead of  North Carolina. Wake Forest and Notre Dame, selected third and fourth, respectively, each received one first-place vote.

Seven current league squads earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament in 2012. Maryland reached the Men’s College Cup, marking the 12th straight year that an ACC team has reached that round. Conference teams have won five of the last eight NCAA titles.
 
ACC Preseason Poll:
1. Maryland (10) 142
2. North Carolina 122
3. Wake Forest (1) 114
4. Notre Dame (1) 110
5. Virginia 106
6. Clemson 69
7. Duke 67
8. Boston College 63
9. Syracuse 54
10. NC State 44
11. Virginia Tech 27
12. Pitt 18
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