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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Dec 11, 2017Week 6 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Villanova (41)
10-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 41 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 3 Voters
1598
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2Michigan State (19)
9-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 19 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 4 Voters
1561
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3Duke
11-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 16 - David Cloninger
1362
Points
4Wichita State
8-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: 9 - Tyson Alger
1402
Points
5North Carolina
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1237
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6Virginia
8-1Actual: 16
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - Carlos Silva
690
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7Purdue
10-2Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - Matt Vautour
568
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8West Virginia
9-1Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 21 - Theo Lawson
972
Points
9Kentucky
8-1Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 6 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
1227
Points
10Xavier
9-1Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Scott Wolf
1044
Points
11Texas A&M
8-1Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Carlos Silva
1072
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12Arizona State (5)
9-0Actual: 5
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Scott Mansch
1316
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13Miami (FL)
8-0Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jesse Newell
1272
Points
14Kansas
7-2Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
760
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15Cincinnati
7-2Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
145
Points
16Gonzaga
8-2Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 20 - Craig Meyer
805
Points
17Seton Hall
8-1Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Craig Meyer
Lowest: NR - J.P. Butler
704
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18Arizona
7-3Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
252
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19Notre Dame
8-2Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - Andrew Lopez
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
564
Points
20Florida
6-3Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
261
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21TCU
10-0Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
718
Points
22Texas Tech
7-1Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - Tony Parks
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
191
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23Florida State
9-0Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Chris Murray
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
452
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24Louisville
6-2Actual: 29
Highest: 21 - Shannon Ryan
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
19
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25Oklahoma
7-1Actual: 27
Highest: 15 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
72
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