ACC tips off 60th season Friday with nine non-conference tilts scheduled.
Four ACC teams- NC State, Duke, North Carolina and Florida State - ranked in both pre-season polls.
NC State senior forward Scott Wood leads all returning ACC players with 101 career starts.
Wood has started all but two of the 103 games in which he has played.
Miami’s Durand Scott is second with 93 career starts.
Wake Forest’s C.J. Harris is the ACC’s leading returning scorer (16.7) from a year ago.
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is the NCAA’s all-time winningest coach with 927 career victories in 37 seasons.
North Carolina’s Roy Williams has the best winning percentage (.800) of any active coach.
A year ago, Boston College’s Ryan Anderson became only the 11th freshman in ACC history to lead his team in both rebounding (7.4) and scoring (11.2).
By the Numbers:
3 - Clemson’s Devin Booker is three rebounds shy of 500 for his career.
6 - The ACC needs just six non-conference wins to reach 5,400 all-time ... in the conference’s first 59 seasons, ACC teams are a combined 5,394-1,820 for a .747 winning percentage.
8 - The ACC has had eight new coaches over the past three years, nine over the last four seasons.
8 - Eight players who earned All-ACC honors a year ago are slated to return for the 2012-13 season ... the league returns a majority of its All-ACC players for the first time since 2009.
10 - NC State’s CJ Leslie has scored 10 or more points in an ACC-best 10 straight games.
15 - Duke’s Mason Plumlee leads all active ACC players with 15 career double-doubles ... Miami’s Reggie Johnson is second with 14.
18 - Led by Wake Forest’s C.J. Harris (16.7), 18 double-figure scorers are set to return to their respective teams in 2012-13.
27 - NC State’s Scott Wood has made at least one 3-point field goal in a league-best 27 straight games and leads all active ACC players with 230 career 3-pointers.
35 - The ACC welcomes back 35 starters from a year ago ... nine ACC teams return three or more starters and for the first time since 2009, five league teams return four or more starters.
93 - Entering Friday’s game with Georgia State, Duke has been ranked in the Top 10 of the AP poll an NCAA-best 93 straight weeks.
2,065 - North Carolina has won 2,065 games, third-most in NCAA history behind Kentucky and Kansas.
Friday, November 9
Stetson at Miami ESPN3 5:30
Gardner-Webb at North Carolina RSN 7:00