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North Carolina picked as ACC softball favorite

Posted February 2, 2013

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— North Carolina has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference softball regular season, as voted on by the league’s eight head coaches. The Tar Heels, who won the regular season championship last year, received 45 points in the vote. Coaches were not allowed to include their own team on their ballot.

Florida State, which came in second place in 2012, had three first-place votes and 44 points. Georgia Tech, which won the conference tournament title last year, picked up the remaining first-place vote and tallied 38 points.

Rounding out the preseason predictions were Virginia Tech with 31 points, Virginia with 23 points, NC State with 20 points, Maryland with 14 points, and Boston College with nine points.

Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech all represented the conference in the 2012 NCAA Softball Championship.

The 2013 season kicks off Friday, Feb. 8, with six conference teams in action.

Team (1st Place Votes) 
1. North Carolina (4)
2. Florida State (3) 
3. Georgia Tech (1)
4. Virginia Tech
5. Virginia
6. NC State
7. Maryland
8. Boston College

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd
PHI 40
CHA 55
 
2nd
PHI 40
CHA 55
 
2nd
ORL 33
UTA 40
 
1st
CLE 12
BRK 18
 
1st
BOS 12
MIN 13
 
1st
DET 17
TOR 12
 
1st
MIA 13
WAS 11
 
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
CHI
8:00pm Tonight
SAN
POR
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
OKC
Final
YOUNG 92
WILB 71
 
Final
TULA 56
JST 49
 
2nd
RAD 66
SIENA 56
 
Half
BUCK 38
CASEWEST 36
 
1st
LIB 51
CPNC 35
 
Half
SCAR 28
CLEM 30
 
Half
CMICH 51
CONC 28
 
1st
MIAMI 25
EKENT 27
 
Half
GWEBB 52
HIWASSEE 34
 
Half
ODU 31
MDES 26
 
1st
BUF 34
NIAG 26
 
1st
KSU 31
NCAT 25
 
Half
FAM 21
UNF 38
 
Half
NORST 38
NARZ 20
 
Half
DART 33
NILL 19
 
Half
MORE 27
NKENTUCKY 49
 
Half
UCSB 34
SDCHR 18
 
1st
STJ 13
GAELS 26
 
1st
ALA 31
STILL 19
 
Half
HAMP 29
TENST 24
 
Half
TENN 26
TENT 32
 
Half
WMARY 46
WSHMD 16
 
1st
MERC 17
COOK 5
 
1st
FLGC 13
FUR 12
 
1st
CALST 13
SDKST 18
 
8:00pm Tonight
MTST
CHAT
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NDAK
DICKINSON
 
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LAMON
LSUALEX
 
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PRIN
LIP
 
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LAM
MLGN
 
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MINN
SEAT
 
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LOYC
SUTAH
 
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SELA
WINT
 
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SILL
NO
 
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MARQ
ALAAM
 
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TTU
ARKPB
 
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DEN
COLST
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CREI
TXPA
 
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CAL
EWASH
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UTST
IDST
 
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UTEP
ARZ
11:59pm Tonight
CHAM
HAW
 
1st Intermission
NJD 2
TAM 0
 
1st
OTT 2
ANA 0
 
1st
DET 1
NYI 0
 
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
BOS
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
DAL