#Clemson picked 10th in ACC Pre-Season poll, Simms 1st team All-ACC

Clemson forward Aamir Simms was named 1st team Pre-Season All-ACC

The ACC is holding a virtual basketball media day today, and in conjunction with that, the league announced the media’s Pre-Season ranking and All-ACC team. Clemson, which won 9 league games last season and finished 9th in the standings, was voted 10th, sandwiched between Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech. Virginia received 97 first place votes to outdistance Duke for the top spot. The Blue Devils received 34 first place votes. Florida State, North Carolina and Louisville complete the top five. Clemson senior forward Aamir Simms was voted onto the first team of the Pre-Season All-ACC team and received 5 votes for player of the year. North Carolina’s Garrison Brooks was voted the Player of the Year and Scottie Barnes of Florida State was voted the pre-season Freshman of the Year.

ACC Media Pre-Season Polls

  1. Virginia (97), 2214
  2. Duke (34), 2146
  3. Florida State (15), 1973
  4. North Carolina (7), 1933
  5. Louisville (2), 1693
  6. Syracuse, 1234
  7. Miami, 1223
  8. NC State, 1149
  9. Georgia Tech, 1147
  10. Clemson, 1057
  11. Virginia Tech, 794
  12. Notre Dame, 769
  13. Pitt, 635
  14. Boston College, 404
  15. Wake Forest, 229
    First-place votes in parentheses; 155 total voters

Preseason All-ACC Team
First Team
Name, School, Points
Garrison Brooks, North Carolina, 137
Sam Hauser, Virginia, 89
Scottie Barnes, Florida State, 59
Jalen Johnson, Duke, 52
Aamir Simms, Clemson, 50
Chris Lykes, Miami, 50

Second Team
David Johnson, Louisville, 46
Jose Alvarado, Georgia Tech, 43
M.J. Walker, Florida State, 38
Kihei Clark, Virginia, 37
Wendell Moore Jr., Duke, 32

Preseason ACC Player of the Year
Name, School, Points
Garrison Brooks, North Carolina, 102
Sam Hauser, Virginia, 24
M.J. Walker, Florida State, 10
Wendell Moore Jr., Duke, 7
Aamir Simms, Clemson, 5
Matthew Hurt, Duke, 3
Chris Lykes, Miami, 3
Kihei Clark, Virginia, 1

Preseason ACC Freshman of the Year
Name, School, Points
Scottie Barnes, Florida State, 64
Jalen Johnson, Duke, 60
Caleb Love, North Carolina, 9
Day’Ron Sharpe, North Carolina, 6
DJ Steward, Duke, 4
Reece Beekman, Virginia, 3
Jeremy Roach, Duke, 3
RJ Davis, North Carolina, 3
Mark Williams, Duke, 2
Cam Hayes, NC State, 1

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