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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Jan 1, 2018Week 9 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Duke (21)
13-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 21 Voters
Lowest: 15 - David Cloninger
1556
Points
2Michigan State (43)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 43 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Tyson Alger
1600
Points
3Villanova (1)
13-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 8 - Norm Wood
1444
Points
4Arizona State
12-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1336
Points

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5Texas A&M
11-2Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Carlos Silva
894
Points
6West Virginia
12-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 13 - Theo Lawson
1304
Points
7Oklahoma
11-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Jesse Newell
1160
Points
8Xavier
14-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 15 - Graham Couch
1325
Points
9Virginia
12-1Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Zach Osterman
Lowest: 19 - Graham Couch
1048
Points

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10Miami (FL)
12-1Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Matt Vautour
782
Points

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11TCU
12-1Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
760
Points
12Arizona
11-3Actual: 14
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Doug Doughty
832
Points
13Wichita State
11-2Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Brant Wilkerson
Lowest: 17 - Craig Meyer
1026
Points
14Kansas
11-2Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 20 - David Cloninger
963
Points
15North Carolina
12-2Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 19 - Norm Wood
890
Points
16Purdue
13-2Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
883
Points
17Kentucky
11-2Actual: 17
Highest: 5 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
742
Points
18Seton Hall
13-2Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
353
Points
19Cincinnati
12-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
410
Points
20Tennessee
9-3Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
198
Points
21Texas Tech
12-1Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
483
Points
22Florida State
11-2Actual: 24
Highest: 12 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
119
Points
23Gonzaga
12-3Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - Shannon Ryan
410
Points
24Creighton
11-3Actual: 27
Highest: 17 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
54
Points
25Arkansas
11-2Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
254
Points