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Duke picked to finish first, Singler, Smith first team All ACC, Singler POY

Duke's Kyle Singler named pre season POY in the ACC - Photo Mark Watson BDN

CHARLOTTE - The Duke Blue Devils were voted tops in the ACC during Operation Basketball just moments ago.  They were followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, N.C. State, Florida State, Maryland, Clemson, Miami, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Virginia and Wake Forest.  Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith were named to All ACC First Team joining Malcolm Delaney of Virginia Tech, Chris Singleton of Florida State, and Tracy Smith of N.C. State.  Kyle Singler was voted as the pre season Player of the Year and  UNC's Harrison Barnes was voted as the Rookie of the Year.  Kyrie Irving of Duke received 4 first place votes.  Singler had 38 to Delaney's 20 for POY. Singler was the only player named on all first team ballots.   More to come on BDN.