ACC Handbook Preseason Top 25

UMI Publications' ACC Basketball Handbook announces its preseason National Top-25 and All-Conference ACC selections for the coming 2004-05 season. The Top 25 section this year includes detailed analysis from former North Carolina player and coach Matt Doherty.

The Handbook's preseason All-ACC teams and projected standings are complied using ballots from participating writers and magazine correspondents.
Listed below are the top 25 teams and ACC Conference selections.
National Top 25
  1. Georgia Tech
  2. Illinois
  3. Kansas
  4. Wake Forest
  5. Duke
  6. Connecticut 
  7. North Carolina
  8. Texas
  9. Syracuse
10. Arizona
11. NC State
12. Oklahoma State
13. Kentucky
14. Maryland
15. Louisville
16. Wisconsin
17. Alabama
18. Providence
19. Michigan State
20. Mississippi State
21. Pittsburgh
22. Charlotte
23. Stanford
24. Gonzaga
25. Oklahoma
Projected ACC Standings
Georgia Tech
Wake Forest
North Carolina
N.C. State
Florida State
Virginia Tech
ACC Player of the Year
Rashad McCants-UNC
ACC Rookie of the Year
Marvin Williams-UNC
ACC-First Team
Rashad McCants-UNC
Julius Hodge-NC State
Chris Paul-WFU
Jarrett Jack-Georgia Tech
Shelden Williams-Duke
ACC Second Team
John Gilcrest-Maryland
Sean May-UNC
B.J. Elder-Georgia Tech
Justin Gray-WFU
Daniel Ewing-Duke
ACC Third Team
Jawad Williams-UNC
J.J. Redick-Duke
Raymond Felton-UNC
Ilian Evtimov-NC State
Jamal Levy-WFU
All-ACC Rookie Team
DeMarcus Nelson-Duke
Marvin Williams-UNC
Cedric Simmons-NC State
Ra'Sean Dickey-Georgia Tech
Isaiah Swann-FSU
The ACC Basketball Handbook is currently in its 31st year covering ACC Hoops. Published by UMI Publications in Charlotte, NC, the handbook can be purchased by calling 1-800-747-9287 or by visiting the website The magazine will be on newsstands nationally the first week of October.

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