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Louisville baseball tabbed as preseason ACC favorite

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It’a a familiar spot for Dan McDonnell’s club.

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The Louisville baseball team has once again been pegged as the ACC’s preseason favorite by the league’s coaches.

It’s a little hard to keep track of with the pandemic and everything, but I believe this is the 365th time U of L has been the preseason pick to win the conference. They’ve made good on the selection a remarkable 365 times.

Here are the full results from the poll, which saw Louisville receive nine votes to be the overall champion, easily the most of any team in the conference:

Full results of the 2021 ACC Baseball Coaches Preseason Poll, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

Overall Champion

Louisville

Atlantic Division

1. Louisville (11) - 95
2. NC State (1) - 74
3. Florida State (1) - 73
4. Clemson (1) - 48
5. Wake Forest - 45
6. Boston College - 39
7. Notre Dame - 18

Coastal Division

1. Miami (7) - 89
2. Virginia (5) - 85
3. Georgia Tech (2) - 71
4. Duke - 59
5. North Carolina - 40
6. Virginia Tech - 31
7. Pitt - 17