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PSN Ballot for Preseason ACC Men’s Basketball Awards



Pitt guard Xavier Johnson takes questions from reporters at ACC Media Day in Charlotte on Oct. 8, 2019. (Mitchell Northam / Pittsburgh Sports Now)

The ACC released its preseason awards for the upcoming men’s basketball season on Thursday.

Members of the media at the conference’s Operation Basketball — the ACC’s media day — voted on these awards and projected how the 15 teams would finish in the standings.

Louisville’s Jordan Nwora was named preseason Player of the Year, North Carolina’s Cole Anthony was predicted to win Rookie of the Year, and Duke was picked to win the conference.

Mitchell Northam covered media days for Pittsburgh Sports Now and had a vote for the preseason polls. Here’s what his ballot looked like:

Preseason Player of the Year

Jordan Nwora, Louisville

Preseason Rookie of the Year

Cole Anthony, North Carolina

Preseason All-ACC

  • Jordan Nwora, Louisville
  • John Mooney, Notre Dame
  • Mamadi Diakite, Virginia
  • Tre Jones, Duke
  • Xavier Johnson, Pitt

Predicted Order of Finish

  1. Louisville
  2. North Carolina
  3. Virginia
  4. Duke
  5. Miami
  6. N.C. State
  7. Notre Dame
  8. Pitt
  9. Florida State
  10. Syracuse
  11. Clemson
  12. Virginia Tech
  13. Wake Forest
  14. Georgia Tech
  15. Boston College

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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