Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook

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The Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook is an annual publication which includes preseason previews of every NCAA Division I men's college basketball team in the United States. Created in 1981 by future Boston Celtics general manager Chris Wallace,[1] it is currently compiled by a team of college basketball writers led by Chris Dortch. The 384-page publication has been described as the "Bible" of college basketball,[2] and its preseason rankings and awards predictions are widely reported in the press.[3][4][5][6]

Since 2000, Blue Ribbon Publications has also produced an annual college football yearbook.


  1. ^ "Celtics to Introduce New GM". Boston Herald. 27 May 1997.
  2. ^ Hall, Wally. "Like it is: True-blue basketball fans need this publication". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. 8 November 2000.
  3. ^ Wolfley, Bob. "Ranking for MU a bit of a surprise". ''The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. 17 October 2006.
  4. ^ "Question: Will Duke struggle in ACC in '05?" Winston-Salem Journal. 8 July 2004.
  5. ^ Wolfley, Bob. "Badgers enjoy Blue Ribbon Cheer". The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. 9 November 2000.
  6. ^ Berkowitz, Steve. "National Men's Preview". The Washington Post. 31 October 1997.

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