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Louisville women’s basketball picked to win ACC in 2019-20

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Jeff Walz has yet another loaded squad.

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The Louisville women’s basketball team is the overwhelming favorite to win the ACC in 2019-20, at least according to the league’s coaches and media.

Here’s how they have it shaking out:

Louisville was also well-represented on the preseason all-conference team, with Elizabeth Balogun and Dana Evans each receiving a first team nod (even though all-conference teams should never be more than five players, but whatever).

Here’s the full list of individual honorees:

Head Coaches & Blue Ribbon Panel Preseason Player of the Year
Beatrice Mompremier, Sr., F, Miami

Head Coaches Preseason All-ACC Team
Kobi Thornton, Sr., F, Clemson
Haley Gorecki, Gr., G, Duke
Nicki Ekhomu, Sr., G, Florida State
Kiah Gillespie, Sr., F, Florida State
Elizabeth Balogun, So., G, Louisville
Beatrice Mompremier, Sr., F, Miami
Elissa Cunane, So., C, NC State
Aislinn Konig, Sr., G, NC State
Janelle Bailey, Jr., C, North Carolina
Jocelyn Willoughby, Sr., G, Virginia

Head Coaches Newcomer Watch List
River Baldwin, Fr., C, Florida State
Nyah Green, Fr., G, Louisville
Jakia Brown-Turner, Fr., G, NC State
Sam Brunelle, Fr., F, Notre Dame
Anaya Peoples, Fr., G, Notre Dame

Blue Ribbon Panel Preseason All-ACC Team
Kobi Thornton, Sr., F, Clemson
Haley Gorecki, Gr., G, Duke
Nicki Ekhomu, Sr., G, Florida State
Kiah Gillespie, Sr., F, Florida State
Dana Evans, Jr., G, Louisville
Elizabeth Balogun, So., G, Louisville
Beatrice Mompremier, Sr., F, Miami
Elissa Cunane, So., C, NC State
Janelle Bailey, Jr., C, North Carolina
Jocelyn Willoughby, Sr., G, Virginia

Blue Ribbon Panel Newcomer Watch List
River Baldwin, Fr., C, Florida State
Nyah Green, Fr., G, Louisville
Jakia Brown-Turner, Fr., G,
NC StateSam Brunelle, Fr., F, Notre Dame
Anaya Peoples, Fr., G, Notre Dame