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Blue Ribbon Yearbook picks ASU to finish 2nd in SBC West

Jonesboro (ASU) – Prior to the publishing of their 2010-11 College Basketball Yearbook Blue Ribbon released their Sun Belt Conference men's basketball forecast and picked Arkansas State to finish second in the western division.

ASU is behind only North Texas who was picked in the top spot. Behind ASU Louisiana-Lafayette is tabbed third, Denver fourth, UALR fifth and Louisiana-Monroe sixth.

In the east, Western Kentucky earned the top ranking, followed by Florida Atlantic, South Alabama, Middle Tennessee, Florida International and Troy ranking in sixth place.

The Red Wolves open regular-season action at Ole Miss on Friday, Nov. 12.

BLUE RIBBON FORECAST
East
1. Western Kentucky
2. Florida Atlantic
3. South Alabama
4. Middle Tennessee
5. FIU
6. Troy

West
1. North Texas
2. Arkansas State
3. Louisiana-Lafayette
4. Denver
5. UALR
6. Louisiana-Monroe

ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM                                                             
G-Josh White, SR, North Texas
G-Tim Williams, SR, South Alabama
G-Ray Taylor, SO, Florida Atlantic
F-George Odufuwa, SR, North Texas
F-Sergio Kerusch, SR, Western Kentucky

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Josh White, SR, North Texas

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Juan Pattillo, SR, Western Kentucky

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