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.

Ballot Score

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Feb 26, 2018Week 17 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Virginia (48)
26-2Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 17 Voters
1608
Points
2Michigan State (17)
28-3Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 17 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 2 Voters
1571
Points
3Duke
24-5Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 11 - David Cloninger
1362
Points
4Xavier
25-4Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 17 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1422
Points
5Kansas
23-6Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Jon Rothstein
Lowest: 10 - Brant Wilkerson
1272
Points
6Villanova
25-4Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1416
Points
7North Carolina
22-7Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 12 - 3 Voters
1140
Points
8Texas Tech
22-7Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Scott Mansch
887
Points
9Purdue
26-5Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: 13 - Carlos Silva
1178
Points
10Cincinnati
25-4Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
1013
Points
11Auburn
24-5Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Tony Parks
Lowest: 21 - Shannon Ryan
781
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
12Gonzaga
27-4Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 12 - 3 Voters
1231
Points
13Tennessee
21-7Actual: 16
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
564
Points
14Wichita State
23-5Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Carlos Silva
Lowest: 16 - Lauren Brownlow
945
Points
15Ohio State
24-7Actual: 13
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Paul Klee
791
Points
16Michigan
24-7Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 20 - Scott Wolf
753
Points
17Arizona
22-7Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
450
Points
18Rhode Island
23-4Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
558
Points
19West Virginia
21-8Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
429
Points
20Clemson
21-7Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: 25 - Doug Doughty
499
Points
21Kentucky
20-9Actual: 23
Highest: 20 - 6 Voters
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
174
Points
22Nevada
25-5Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
386
Points
23Houston
22-6Actual: 25
Highest: 22 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
45
Points
24St. Bonaventure
22-6Actual: 28
Highest: 19 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
29
Points
25Saint Mary's
27-4Actual: 22
Highest: 12 - Carlos Silva
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
318
Points