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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Mar 5, 2018Week 18 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Virginia (65)
28-2Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 65 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 65 Voters
1625
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2Duke
25-6Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 10 - Shannon Ryan
1340
Points
3Xavier
27-4Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 27 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1510
Points
4Villanova
27-4Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 34 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 4 Voters
1516
Points
5Kansas
24-7Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Chris Dachille
1129
Points
6Michigan
28-7Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 13 - Tyson Alger
1231
Points
7Michigan State
29-4Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Ben Steele
1346
Points
8North Carolina
22-9Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Dave Borges
852
Points
9Cincinnati
27-4Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Jon Nyatawa
Lowest: 12 - Seth Davis
1213
Points
10Purdue
28-6Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 15 - Carlos Silva
1096
Points
11Texas Tech
23-8Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - J.P. Butler
Lowest: 20 - Luke DeCock
784
Points

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12Gonzaga
28-4Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Marcus Fuller
Lowest: 12 - Kevin McNamara
1254
Points
13Arizona
24-7Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - Mark Cooper
739
Points
14Tennessee
23-7Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 17 - 5 Voters
825
Points
15Wichita State
24-6Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
861
Points
16Auburn
25-6Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jon Wilner
692
Points
17Ohio State
24-8Actual: 17
Highest: 13 - Scott Gleeson
Lowest: 25 - Paul Klee
603
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18Miami (FL)
22-8Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
191
Points
19West Virginia
22-9Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - David Cloninger
486
Points
20Florida
20-11Actual: 23
Highest: 18 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
192
Points
21Houston
24-6Actual: 21
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
247
Points

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22Kentucky
21-10Actual: 27
Highest: 19 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
66
Points

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23TCU
21-10Actual: 28
Highest: 19 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
45
Points
24St. Bonaventure
24-6Actual: 26
Highest: 18 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
72
Points

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25Saint Mary's
28-4Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
385
Points