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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Dec 5, 2016Week 5 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Villanova (57)
8-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 57 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jon Wilner
1613
Points
2UCLA (2)
9-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jon Wilner
1478
Points
3Kansas
7-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1458
Points
4Baylor (6)
8-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Scott Mansch
1437
Points
5Duke
8-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1389
Points
6North Carolina
8-1Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 10 - 2 Voters
1234
Points
7Kentucky
7-1Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jon Wilner
1274
Points
8Gonzaga
8-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 3 Voters
1198
Points
9Creighton
8-0Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Soren Petro
1003
Points
10Louisville
7-1Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: 18 - Dave Borges
901
Points
11West Virginia
6-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 21 - Clay Fowler
729
Points
12Virginia
7-1Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Jon Wilner
758
Points
13Indiana
7-1Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1103
Points
14Butler
8-0Actual: 16
Highest: 6 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 22 - Clay Fowler
691
Points
15Purdue
6-2Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
485
Points
16Wisconsin
7-2Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Joe Juliano
Lowest: 22 - Mandy Mitchell
655
Points
17South Carolina
8-0Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Cormac Gordon
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
476
Points

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18Saint Mary's
6-0Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
899
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19Xavier
7-1Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 21 - Cormac Gordon
784
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20Florida
7-1Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Hugh Kellenberger
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
285
Points
21Notre Dame
8-0Actual: 23
Highest: 13 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
197
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22Ohio State
7-1Actual: 28
Highest: 18 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 55 Voters
40
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23Florida State
7-1Actual: 30
Highest: 21 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
18
Points
24Cincinnati
7-1Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
258
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25Arizona
6-2Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
320
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