Despite having supplied five of the NBA’s top 17 draft picks in June, the ACC isn’t exactly going to be short on star power this season. The bottomless talent pools at Duke and North Carolina are reloaded for another round of their great rivalry, but another in-state foe may steal the show.
N.C. State returns all five starters from a Sweet 16 team, none better than point guard Lorenzo Brown. He ranked in the top 15 nationally in assists a year ago, but his abilities as a distributor are only a small part of what he’ll bring to the Wolfpack in 2012-13.
Read on for more on Brown and the rest of the key players for each team in the ACC this year.