John McNamaraThe Capital Gazette (Annapolis, MD)
About: John McNamara covers Maryland basketball and football for the Annapolis Capital, where he has worked for the last 19 years. Prior to that, he worked for the Prince George's Journal and the Hagerstown Morning Herald after graduating with a degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland in 1983.

Ballot Score

-74

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Jan 1, 2018Week 9 Rankings for John McNamara
1Michigan State (43)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 43 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Tyson Alger
1600
Points
2Duke (21)
13-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 21 Voters
Lowest: 15 - David Cloninger
1556
Points
3Xavier
14-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 15 - Graham Couch
1325
Points
4West Virginia
12-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 13 - Theo Lawson
1304
Points
5Villanova (1)
13-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 8 - Norm Wood
1444
Points
6Wichita State
11-2Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Brant Wilkerson
Lowest: 17 - Craig Meyer
1026
Points
7Arizona State
12-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1336
Points
8Virginia
12-1Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Zach Osterman
Lowest: 19 - Graham Couch
1048
Points
9Oklahoma
11-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Jesse Newell
1160
Points
10Texas A&M
11-2Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Carlos Silva
894
Points
11Kansas
11-2Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 20 - David Cloninger
963
Points
12Arizona
11-3Actual: 14
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Doug Doughty
832
Points
13North Carolina
12-2Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 19 - Norm Wood
890
Points
14Purdue
13-2Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
883
Points
15Miami (FL)
12-1Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Matt Vautour
782
Points
16Kentucky
11-2Actual: 17
Highest: 5 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
742
Points
17TCU
12-1Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
760
Points
18Gonzaga
12-3Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - Shannon Ryan
410
Points
19Cincinnati
12-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
410
Points
20Texas Tech
12-1Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
483
Points
21Seton Hall
13-2Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
353
Points
22Baylor
10-3Actual: 26
Highest: 18 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 37 Voters
83
Points

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23Butler
12-3Actual: 29
Highest: 22 - Justin Jackson
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
23
Points
24Tennessee
9-3Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
198
Points

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25Alabama
9-4Actual: 38
Highest: 25 - John McNamara
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
1
Point