The Washington Times - October 25, 2009, 05:00PM

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Preseason polls tends to be worth the paper they’re printed on.

Since they’re not on legal U.S. tender, that means they’re not very valuable.

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Nevertheless, people like them (though I’m not a huge fan) and people vote in them (not me).

And so they did the same little thing again this afternoon here at the ACC’s media day, and here’s what the voters came up with.

1. Duke (25 first-place votes), 545 points
1. North Carolina (20), 545
3. Clemson, 409
4. Georgia Tech (2), 387
5. Maryland, 378
6. Wake Forest (1), 315
7. Florida State, 314
8. Virginia Tech 273
9. Boston College, 251
10. Miami, 135
11. Virginia, 116
12. N.C. State, 76

PRESEASON ALL-ACC

Greivis Vasquez, Maryland, 45
Trevor Booker, Clemson 44
Kyle Singler, Duke, 43
Malcolm Delaney, Virginia Tech, 24
Ed Davis, North Carolina, 21

PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Kyle Singler, Duke, 19
Greivis Vasquez, Maryland, 15
Trevor Booker, Clemson, 8

PRESEASON ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Derrick Favors, Georgia Tech, 40
John Henson, North Carolina, 8

Patrick Stevens