Blue Ribbons Top 25 Basketball Poll

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Blue Ribbon Preseason Top 25 Poll:

1. Connecticut

2. Duke

3. Michigan State

4. Florida

5. Missouri

6. Texas

7. Gonzaga

8. Kansas

9. Arizona

10. Illinois

11. Syracuse

12. North Carolina

13. Kentucky

14. Oklahoma

15. St. Joseph¹s

16. Stanford

17. Notre Dame

18. Wake Forest

19. Marquette

20. Pittsburgh

21. LSU

22. Louisville

23. Maryland

24. Wisconsin

25. California

2003-2004 Blue Ribbon All-America Teams

FIRST TEAM Jameer Nelson, 6-1 SR, St. Joseph's Rickey Paulding, 6-5 SR, Missouri Emeka Okafor, 6-9 JR, Connecticut Ike Diogu, 6-9 SO, Arizona State Luke Jackson, 6-7 SR, Oregon

SECOND TEAM Raymond Felton, 6-0 SO, North Carolina Romain Sato, 6-5 SR, Xavier Arthur Johnson, 6-9 SR, Missouri Julius Hodge, 6-6 JR, North Carolina State James Thomas, 6-8 SR, Texas

THIRD TEAM Chris Thomas, 6-1 JR, Notre Dame Ben Gordon, 6-2 JR, Connecticut Dee Brown, 5-11 SO, Illinois Channing Frye, 6-10 JR, Arizona Darius Rice, 6-10 SR, Miami

FOURTH TEAM Blake Stepp, 6-4 SR, Gonzaga J.J redick, 6-4 So, Duke David Harrison, 7-0 JR, Colorado Hakim Warrick, 6-9 JR, Syracuse Matt Freije, 6-9 SR, Vanderbilt

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR Emeka Okafor, 6-9 JR, Connecticut

NATIONAL NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Loul Deng, 6-8 FR, Duke


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