Jesse NewellKansas City Star (Kansas City, MO)
Twitter: @jessenewell
About: Newell comes to The Star from the Topeka Capital-Journal, where he currently covers KU. His writing has won numerous awards since he joined the Capital-Journal in 2013, including beat writer of the year in the most recent Associated Press Sports Editors contest. Newell is also the co-author, with former Star writer Jason King, of “Beyond the Phog,” an inside look at former KU basketball players. He was previously the online editor for the Lawrence Journal-World. He started his career at the Emporia Gazette.

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Nov 27, 2017Week 4 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (65)
8-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 65 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 65 Voters
1625
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2Kansas
5-0Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 42 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 6 Voters
1531
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3Villanova
6-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Graham Couch
1435
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4Michigan State
5-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 19 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Theo Lawson
1481
Points
5Wichita State
4-1Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Scott Wolf
1134
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6Cincinnati
6-0Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 18 - Graham Couch
972
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7Notre Dame
6-0Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Marcus Fuller
1297
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8Florida
5-1Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 3 Voters
1272
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9Kentucky
6-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 14 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1179
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10Virginia
6-0Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Carlos Silva
510
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11Texas A&M
6-0Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Carlos Silva
1130
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12West Virginia
6-1Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
418
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13Miami (FL)
5-0Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Craig Meyer
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1001
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14North Carolina
5-1Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - David Cobb
Lowest: 19 - Jon Nyatawa
922
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15Purdue
5-2Actual: 28
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
56
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16Gonzaga
5-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Doug Doughty
666
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17Xavier
5-1Actual: 21
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
370
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18Louisville
4-0Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
568
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19Minnesota
7-0Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Luke DeCock
929
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20USC
4-1Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 24 - Mark Berman
681
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21Baylor
5-0Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
576
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22Texas Tech
6-0Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
247
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23Arizona
3-3Actual: 30
Highest: 17 - Thuc Nhi Nguyen
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
34
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24Seton Hall
5-1Actual: 26
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
87
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25Oklahoma
4-1Actual: 40
Highest: 24 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
3
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