Mark BermanThe Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)
About: Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech basketball for The Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Va. He is a Syracuse University graduate who grew up in Trumbull, Conn. He has been at The Roanoke Times since 1998. He covered James Madison for The Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va., from 1989-98. His blog can be read at http://blogs.roanoke.com/courtside.

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Nov 1, 2017Pre-Season Rankings for Mark Berman
1Michigan State (13)
20-15Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Gary D'Amato
1520
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2Arizona (18)
32-5Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 18 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Dachille
1506
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3Kansas (1)
31-5Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1439
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4North Carolina
33-7Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 15 - Kevin McNamara
1047
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5Duke (33)
28-9Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1572
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6Wichita State
31-5Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - David Cobb
Lowest: 10 - 4 Voters
1270
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7Kentucky
32-6Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Gary D'Amato
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1340
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8Villanova
32-4Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: 9 - 5 Voters
1284
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9Notre Dame
26-10Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Kevin McNamara
814
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10USC
26-10Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
995
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11Florida
27-9Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Jon Wilner
1100
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12Cincinnati
30-6Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR -
837
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13West Virginia
28-9Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Dave Matter
Lowest: NR -
840
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14Minnesota
24-10Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
642
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15Northwestern
24-12Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
473
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16Saint Mary's
29-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jerry Carino
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
333
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17Purdue
27-8Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
362
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18Miami (FL)
21-12Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Chris Dachille
836
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19Seton Hall
21-12Actual: 23
Highest: 11 - Doug Haller
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
274
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20Xavier
24-14Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR -
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21Rhode Island
25-10Actual: 28
Highest: 17 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
49
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22Providence
20-13Actual: 30
Highest: 21 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 52 Voters
34
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23TCU
24-15Actual: 29
Highest: 17 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
46
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24Nevada
28-7Actual: 36
Highest: 23 - Sheldon Mickles
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
7
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25Middle Tennessee
31-5Actual: 41
Highest: 24 - Justin Jackson
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
4
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