This article is part of our Conference Preview series.
The more things change, the more they say the same. You don't rebuild, you reload. Pick a cliché and it's likely to have some relevance in the ACC, arguably the nation's premier conference. Duke once again brings in a new roster of talent. North Carolina has leadership holes to fill, but has their patented blend of top recruits mixed with three-year veterans. Virginia looks to rebound from becoming the first No. 1 seed to ever lose to a No. 16 in the NCAA tournament. Syracuse looks poised to again have a 6-man rotation, leading to huge minutes for their studs. There's emerging teams in Clemson and Virginia Tech, rebuilding teams like Miami and North Carolina State, and a few new coaches in Louisville's Chris Mack and Pittsburgh's Jeff Capel.
The league really does feel like a case where the names and faces are different, but the roles, styles and expectations are largely the same as they always are. With that in mind, let's take a look at the premier fantasy options.
Center: Kerry Blackshear, Virginia Tech Hokies
Officially tagging someone as a center appears to be a bit taboo, with only 13 appearing throughout the conference on official rosters and six more getting a forward/center slash. So unless you're counting on a huge leap from Marques Bolden, you're going to need some leniency from league commissioners. My personal preference in the paint is Clemson's Elijah Thomas, thanks in large part to his ability to block shots, but it may be