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Louisville again picked third in ACC’s Atlantic Division

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Four for four.

Florida State v Louisville Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

For the fourth consecutive season — a period of time marking the duration of U of L’s existence as a member of the ACC — Louisville has been picked to finish third in the ACC’s Atlantic Division. The Cardinals tied Clemson for the Atlantic crown last season.

Here’s how the 167 media members forecasted the league a little more than six weeks before the start of the season:

ACC Championship Votes

1. Florida State - 118

2. Clemson - 35

3. Louisville - 7

T4. Virginia Tech – 3

T4. Miami – 3

6. Duke – 1

Atlantic Division

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

1. Florida State (121) – 1,108

2. Clemson (37) – 1,007

3. Louisville (9) - 843

4. NC State - 658

5. Wake Forest – 415

6. Syracuse - 362

7. Boston College - 283

Coastal Division

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

1. Miami (103) – 1,065

2. Virginia Tech (40) – 932

3. Georgia Tech (9) – 708

4. Pitt (7) – 673

5. North Carolina (4) - 606

6. Duke (4) -473

7. Virginia -219