September, 2016

 

Duke is No. 1 in Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s Preseason Top 25

Notre Dame vs Duke.  Notre Dame won 95-91.  Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Durham, NC.  January 16, 2016.

(Jon Gardiner/Duke Photography)

Duke has been chosen Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s preseason No. 1 team for the sixth time in the publication’s 36-year history. The Blue Devils, who were also selected No. 1 in college basketball’s “bible” in 1991-92, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2010-11, were a solid choice for the top spot by Blue Ribbon’s editors and writers whose opinions and votes combine to put together the Top 25. Oregon was No. 2, Kansas No. 3, Kentucky No. 3 and defending national champions Villanova. No. 5. The Wildcats have appeared somewhere inRead More