Chris MurrayReno Gazette-Journal (Reno, NV)
Twitter: @MurrayRGJ
About: Chris Murray has been the Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal’s Nevada Wolf Pack basketball beat writer since 2007 and the newspaper’s football beat writer since 2010. He’s also held the role of assistant sports editor and won multiple APSE and Nevada Press Association awards for feature writing, project writing and explanatory journalism.

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Nov 1, 2017Pre-Season Rankings for Chris Murray
1Duke (33)
28-9Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1572
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2Kansas (1)
31-5Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1439
Points
3Arizona (18)
32-5Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 18 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Dachille
1506
Points
4Michigan State (13)
20-15Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Gary D'Amato
1520
Points
5Kentucky
32-6Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Gary D'Amato
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1340
Points
6Villanova
32-4Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: 9 - 5 Voters
1284
Points
7Wichita State
31-5Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - David Cobb
Lowest: 10 - 4 Voters
1270
Points
8Florida
27-9Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Jon Wilner
1100
Points
9Miami (FL)
21-12Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Chris Dachille
836
Points
10USC
26-10Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
995
Points
11North Carolina
33-7Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 15 - Kevin McNamara
1047
Points
12Notre Dame
26-10Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Kevin McNamara
814
Points
13Cincinnati
30-6Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR -
837
Points
14West Virginia
28-9Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Dave Matter
Lowest: NR -
840
Points
15Gonzaga
37-2Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
500
Points
16Minnesota
24-10Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
642
Points

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17Baylor
27-8Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
163
Points
18Northwestern
24-12Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
473
Points
19Saint Mary's
29-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jerry Carino
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
333
Points
20UCLA
31-5Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
340
Points

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21Louisville
25-9Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
570
Points

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22Xavier
24-14Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR -
544
Points
23Alabama
19-15Actual: 26
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 34 Voters
86
Points
24Purdue
27-8Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
362
Points
25Rhode Island
25-10Actual: 28
Highest: 17 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
49
Points