first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse placed fifth in the preseason Atlantic Coast Conference poll and no players received preseason All-ACC honors at the conference’s media day in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday.Duke took first in the poll with 935 points and 41 first-place votes, followed by North Carolina (870 points and 12 first-place votes), Louisville (847 points and three first-place votes) and Virginia (824 points and seven first-place votes).The Orange received 706 points and two first-place votes. SU finished second in the ACC preseason poll a year ago and came in second at the end of the regular season.A year after forward C.J. Fair earned the ACC’s preseason player of the year award and preseason first-team honors, Syracuse went without an All-ACC honoree.North Carolina’s Marcus Paige was named the conference’s preseason player of the year and headed a first team that included Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant, Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon, Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell and Duke center Jahlil Okafor, who garnered the ACC’s preseason freshman of the year honor.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textFollowing Syracuse to round out the poll were:6. Pittsburgh7. Notre Dame8. Florida State9. North Carolina State10. Miami11. Clemson12. Wake Forest13. Georgia Tech14. Boston College15. Virginia Tech Comments Published on October 29, 2014 at 6:12 pm Contact Phil: [email protected] | @PhilDAbbcenter_img Related Stories Boeheim on Coleman injury: ‘It’s Nov. 1 and he hasn’t run yet’ACC will send representative to Syracuse’s NCAA hearing, Swofford confirmsBoeheim doesn’t discuss NCAA hearing at ACC media day, touches on rules of commentingLouisville makes 1st appearance as ACC team at media dayJerami Grant: Brother Jerian, former teammates Robinson, Cook discuss Grant’s status heading into rookie seasonlast_img

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