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 22, 2018Week 12 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Villanova (63)
18-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 2 Voters
1623
Points
2Virginia (1)
18-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Zach Osterman
Lowest: 5 - Graham Couch
1537
Points
3Purdue (1)
19-2Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 5 - Norm Wood
1499
Points
4Duke
17-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 7 - David Cloninger
1439
Points
5Kansas
16-3Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Norm Wood
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1338
Points
6Michigan State
17-3Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 16 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1243
Points
7West Virginia
16-3Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1217
Points
8Cincinnati
17-2Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1087
Points
9Xavier
18-3Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 14 - Graham Couch
1180
Points
10Arizona
16-4Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jesse Newell
974
Points
11North Carolina
16-4Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 15 - Scott Gleeson
1014
Points

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12Michigan
17-5Actual: 25
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
123
Points
13Oklahoma
14-4Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
917
Points
14Ohio State
17-4Actual: 13
Highest: 10 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 20 - David Cloninger
787
Points
15Saint Mary's
19-2Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Justin Ferguson
Lowest: NR - Matt McCoy
571
Points
16Gonzaga
17-4Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - Scott Mansch
610
Points
17Clemson
16-3Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
474
Points
18Texas Tech
15-4Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - David Cobb
763
Points
19Nevada
18-3Actual: 23
Highest: 18 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
190
Points
20Auburn
17-2Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
470
Points
21Arizona State
15-4Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Richard Croome
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
353
Points
22Tennessee
13-5Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
260
Points
23Rhode Island
15-3Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
189
Points
24Miami (FL)
14-4Actual: 26
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
83
Points

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This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
25Wichita State
15-4Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - David Cobb
547
Points