Shannon RyanChicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
Twitter: @sryantribune
About: Shannon Ryan is a sports reporter for the Chicago Tribune, covering mainly college athletics. Before joining the Tribune, Ryan worked for seven years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, covering the NFL and college basketball.

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Jan 2, 2017Week 9 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Villanova (59)
14-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 59 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 6 Voters
1619
Points
2Baylor (6)
13-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Seth Davis
1532
Points
3Kansas
12-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 26 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 4 Voters
1503
Points
4UCLA
14-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Dick Vitale
1406
Points
5Kentucky
11-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 14 - Doug Doughty
1280
Points
6Duke
12-2Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Graham Couch
1090
Points
7West Virginia
12-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1179
Points
8Gonzaga
14-0Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1357
Points
9Louisville
12-2Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 3 Voters
1063
Points
10North Carolina
12-3Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 25 - Jason Butt
785
Points
11Oregon
13-2Actual: 15
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
771
Points
12Creighton
13-1Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Geoff Grammer
1015
Points
13Virginia
11-2Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Soren Petro
Lowest: 20 - Scott Mansch
954
Points
14Wisconsin
12-2Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Paul Klee
865
Points
15Arizona
13-2Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Andrew Lopez
Lowest: 22 - Cecil Hurt
613
Points
16Florida State
14-1Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Stephen Schramm
902
Points

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17Florida
10-3Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
193
Points
18Saint Mary's
12-1Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
416
Points
19Purdue
12-3Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Clay Fowler
Lowest: NR - Tony Parks
405
Points
20Butler
12-2Actual: 18
Highest: 6 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
477
Points

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21Xavier
12-2Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - Mandy Mitchell
634
Points
22Notre Dame
12-2Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
250
Points
23Indiana
10-4Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
74
Points
24Cincinnati
12-2Actual: 22
Highest: 17 - Jason Butt
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
258
Points
25Virginia Tech
12-1Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
293
Points