October, 2014


Blue Ribbon OVC forecast

BLUE RIBBON OVC FORECAST EAST 1. Morehead State 2. Belmont 3. Eastern Kentucky 4. Tennessee Tech 5. Jacksonville State 6. Tennessee State   WEST 1. Murray State 2. Southeast Missouri State 3. Eastern Illinois 4. Austin Peay 5. SIU Edwardsville 6. UT Martin   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Jarvis Williams, SR, Murray State F-Jarekious Bradley, SR, Southeast Missouri State G-Cameron Payne, SO, Murray State G-Craig Bradshaw, JR, Belmont G-Angelo Warner, SR, Morehead State   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Cameron Payne, SO, Murray State   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Khalil Davis, JR, AustinRead More

Blue Ribbon MAAC forecast

BLUE RIBBON MAAC FORECAST   1. Iona 2. Quinnipiac 3. Manhattan 4. Siena 5. Saint Peter’s 6. Fairfield 7. Monmouth 8. Rider 9. Marist 10. Canisius 11. Niagara   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-David Laury, SR, Iona F-Marvin Dominique, SR, Saint Peter’s C-Ousmane Drame, SR, Quinnipiac G-Zaid Hearst, SR, Quinnipiac G-A.J. English, JR, Iona   PLAYER OF THE YEAR A.J. English, JR, Iona   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Brice Kofane, SR, Monmouth  

Blue Ribbon Colonial forecast

BLUE RIBBON COLONIAL FORECAST 1. William & Mary 2. Northeastern 3. Hofstra 4. James Madison 5. Elon 6. Drexel 7. Delaware 8. College of Charleston 9. UNC Wilmington 10. Towson   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Scott Eatherton, JR, Northeastern G-Damion Lee, JR, Drexel G-Juan’ya Green, JR, Hofstra G-Omar Prewitt, SO, William & Mary G-Marcus Thornton, SR, William & Mary   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Marcus Thornton, SR, William & Mary   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Juan’ya Green, JR, Hofstra  

Blue Ribbon Ivy League Forecast

BLUE RIBBON IVY LEAGUE FORECAST 1. Harvard 2. Yale 3. Columbia 4. Princeton 5. Brown 6. Dartmouth 7. Cornell 8. Penn   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Justin Sears, JR, Yale F-Shonn Miller, SR, Cornell F-Alex Rosenberg, SR, Columbia G/F-Wesley Saunders, SR, Harvard G-Maodo Lo, JR, Columbia   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Justin Sears, JR, Yale   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Amir Bell, FR, Princeton  

Blue Ribbon Horizon League forecast

BLUE RIBBON HORIZON FORECAST 1. Green Bay 2. Cleveland State 3. Wright State 4. Detroit 5. Valparaiso 6. Oakland 7. Milwaukee 8. Youngstown State 9. UIC   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Alec Peters, SO, Valparaiso C-Corey Petros, SR, Oakland G-Juwan Howard, SR, Detroit G-Trey Lewis, JR, Cleveland State G-Keifer Sykes, SR, Green Bay   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Keifer Sykes, SR, Green Bay   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Paris Bass, FR, Detroit  

Blue Ribbon MAC hoops forecast

BLUE RIBBON MAC FORECAST   EAST DIVISION 1. Akron 2. Buffalo 3. Ohio 4. Kent State 5. Miami (Ohio) 6. Bowling Green   WEST DIVISION 1. Toledo 2. Western Michigan 3. Northern Illinois 4. Eastern Michigan 5. Central Michigan 6. Ball State   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Maurice Ndour, SR, Ohio F-Demetrius Treadwell, SR, Akron G-Justin Drummond, SR, Toledo G-Julius Brown, SR, Toledo G-David Brown, SR, Western Michigan   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Demetrius Treadwell, SR, Akron   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Jimmy Hall, SO, Kent State  

Chattanooga one of Blue Ribbon’s potential bracket buster mid-major teams

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SCHOOL: Chattanooga CONFERENCE: Southern LAST SEASON: 18-15 (.545) CONFERENCE RECORD: 12-4 (2nd) 2013-14 FINISH: Lost in CIT first round SUMMARY: One of the brightest young head coaches in the country, Will Wade, has retooled Chattanooga in a hurry. Last season he took a team that had lost 40 games the previous two years, won 18 games and advanced to postseason play. This season, the Mocs have been fortified with length, all the better for Wade—the 2013-14 SoCon coach of the year in his first season as a head coach—to run his “Chaos”Read More

Blue Ribbon West Coast Conference forecast

BLUE RIBBON WEST COAST FORECAST 1. Gonzaga 2. BYU 3. Saint Mary’s 4. San Diego 5. Portland 6. Loyola Marymount 7. Pepperdine 8. San Francisco 9. Santa Clara 10. Pacific   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM C-Brad Waldow, SR, Saint Mary’s G-Kevin Pangos, SR, Gonzaga G-Tyler Haws, SR, BYU G-Johnny Dee, SR, San Diego G-Gary Bell, SR, Gonzaga   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tyler Haws, SR, BYU   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Kyle Wiltjer, JR, Gonzaga  

Blue Ribbon AAC forecast

BLUE RIBBON AAC FORECAST 1. Connecticut 2. SMU 3. Cincinnati 4. Memphis 5. Houston 6. Tulsa 7. Temple 8. East Carolina 9. Tulane 10. UCF 11. USF   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-Shaq Goodwin, JR, Memphis F-Markus Kennedy, JR, SMU G-Ryan Boatright, SR, Connecticut G-Louis Dabney, JR, Tulane G-James Woodward, JR, Tulsa   PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ryan Boatright, SR, Connecticut   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Justin Martin, SR, SMU

Blue Ribbon Big East forecast

  BLUE RIBBON BIG EAST FORECAST 1.Villanova 2. Georgetown 3. Providence 4. St. John’s 5. Xavier 6. Creighton 7. Seton Hall 8. Marquette 9. Butler 10. DePaul   ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM F-JayVaughn Pinkston, SR, Villanova F-LaDontae Henton, SR, Providence C-Matt Stainbrook, SR, Xavier G-D’Angelo Harrison, JR, St. John’s G-D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, JR, Georgetown   PLAYER OF THE YEAR D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, JR, Georgetown   NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Isaiah Whitehead, FR, Seton Hall