The “Bible’s” Pre-season Top 25
The 2018-19 Blue Ribbon Pre-season Top 25 is out. The BR is known as the “Bible of College Basketball” by many. Only one Big East team in it, Villanova @ #21.
BLUE RIBBON COLLEGE BASKETBALL YEARBOOK PRESEASON TOP 25
- Michigan State
- Mississippi State
- North Carolina
- Kansas State
- Florida State
- West Virginia
- Virginia Tech
Nova looks to lose v Michigan at home, at least 1 at Disney, 22-25 November (Advocare Invitational), and later @ KU. They won’t stay ranked long.
Jays with W’s over The OSU and then Clemson in the Cayman’s Classic should be ranked by the week of 26 November 18. The W over the Zags will boost our rankings.
Prov needs to win over Wichita St. in the Vet’s Classic and win the HoF Tipoff, 17-18 November, to get ranked.
Butler needs to win the Battle for Atlantis, 21-23 November 18, and beat Indiana in the Crossroads Classic on December 15th to get ranked. Beat Florida on 29 December to stay ranked.
Providence, Creighton, and Butler are my picks, in order, for the Big East top tier this season.
– Jim Harvey (gtmoBlue)