CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia was selected fourth and senior guard Reece Beekman was named to the Preseason All-ACC First Team, the league announced Thursday (Oct. 26).

Duke is the preseason favorite, followed by Miami, North Carolina, Virginia and Clemson in the top five.

ACC preseason voters selected Wake Forest sixth, followed by NC State, Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh and Syracuse. Florida State was picked 11th, while Boston College, Georgia Tech, Louisville and Notre Dame rounded out the voting.

The Cavaliers were selected third in the 2022-23 ACC Preseason Poll and finished first (15-5) in the standings. The Cavaliers have finished at or higher than their predicted finish in 13 of the last 15 seasons.

Beekman was joined on the preseason All-ACC first team by Kyle Filipowski (Duke), Armando Bacot (North Carolina), PJ Hall (Clemson) and Norchad Omier (Miami).

Virginia opens the regular season Monday, Nov. 6 vs. Tarleton State. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

ACC Men’s Basketball Tipoff 2023-24 Preseason Poll
School (First Place Votes), Points
1. Duke (44), 757
2. Miami (5), 693
3. North Carolina (1), 670
4. Virginia (1), 593
5. Clemson, 570
6. Wake Forest, 440
7. NC State, 420
8. Virginia Tech, 390
9. Pittsburgh, 380
10. Syracuse, 321
11. Florida State, 294
12. Boston College, 227
13. Georgia Tech, 157
14. Louisville, 108
15. Notre Dame, 100

Preseason All-ACC
First Team (Name, School, Votes)
Kyle Filipowski, Duke, 51
Armando Bacot, North Carolina, 50
PJ Hall, Clemson, 48
Reece Beekman, Virginia, 44
Norchad Omier, Miami, 42

Second Team
Judah Mintz, Syracuse, 39
Nijel Pack, Miami, 34
Blake Hinson, Pitt, 33
Tyrese Proctor, Duke, 24
Quinten Post, Boston College, 23

Preseason Player of the Year
Kyle Filipowski, Duke, 35
Armando Bacot, North Carolina, 13
PJ Hall, Clemson, 2
Tyrese Proctor, Duke, 1

Preseason Rookie of the Year
Elliot Cadeau, North Carolina, 40
Jared McCain, Duke, 6
Caleb Foster, Duke, 3
Donald Hand Jr., Boston College, 1
Carlton Carrington, Pitt, 1