No surprise. Triangle area players are all over the honors lists in The Sporting News' preseason college basketball magazine.
On the men's side, Duke's Kyle Singler and UNC's Ed Davis are both second-team All-Americans, and both are also on the preseason All-ACC team. N.C. Central's C.J. Wilkerson is rated as the top newcomer among Division I independents.
UNC is picked to win the ACC with Duke second and N.C. State 10th. The Tar Heels are rated No. 4 nationally and the Blue Devils eighth.
The Tar Heels' Jessica Breland is on the 10-player first women's All-America team, while Duke's Jasmine Thomas and UNC's Cetera DeGraffenreid are on the second unit and the Tar Heels' Italee Lucas on the third.
UNC 's women are rated No. 4 nationally and Duke No. 5.