Kevin McNamaraThe Providence Journal (Providence, RI)
About: Kevin McNamara has been a Sports Writer at The Providence Journal since 1988. Kevin has covered college basketball for the paper for more than 20 years and followed the Big East, the Atlantic 10 and the Ivy League over that time. He has also covered the Red Sox in the World Series, the Celtics in the NBA Finals a bit of everything in between in his career. Kevin is a native of Coventry.

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Nov 14, 2016Week 2 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Duke (58)
2-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 58 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Craig Handel
1613
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2Oregon
1-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Hugh Kellenberger
1349
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3North Carolina
2-0Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Jon Rothstein
1347
Points
4Kentucky (1)
2-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Craig Handel
Lowest: 6 - 3 Voters
1508
Points
5Villanova (5)
1-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1492
Points
6Indiana (1)
1-0Actual: 6
Highest: 1 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 11 - Craig Handel
1322
Points
7Kansas
0-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Craig Handel
1206
Points

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8UCLA
2-0Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
622
Points
9Wisconsin
1-0Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Craig Handel
Lowest: 12 - 5 Voters
1097
Points
10Virginia
1-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Tony Parks
Lowest: 16 - Paul Klee
1121
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11Xavier
1-0Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Tod Palmer
Lowest: 19 - Tony Parks
1025
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12Arizona
1-0Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1092
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13Louisville
1-0Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
811
Points
14Michigan State
0-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Hugh Kellenberger
Lowest: NR - Mark Berman
729
Points
15Syracuse
1-0Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - Craig Handel
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
551
Points
16Gonzaga
1-0Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Jon Nyatawa
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
725
Points
17Purdue
1-0Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
700
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18Florida State
1-0Actual: 28
Highest: 15 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
95
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19Iowa State
1-0Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
254
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20Texas A&M
1-0Actual: 36
Highest: 20 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
16
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21Dayton
1-0Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - Mark Berman
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
102
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22San Diego State
1-0Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 51 Voters
54
Points
23West Virginia
1-0Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Mark Berman
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
392
Points
24Creighton
1-0Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Shannon Ryan
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
232
Points
25Cincinnati
1-0Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
120
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