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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Dec 18, 2017Week 7 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Michigan State (15)
10-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1560
Points
2Villanova (45)
11-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 45 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 3 Voters
1602
Points
3Miami (FL)
9-0Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jesse Newell
1308
Points
4Duke
11-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 15 - David Cloninger
1390
Points
5Arizona State (5)
10-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Jesse Newell
1429
Points
6Kentucky
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
1231
Points
7North Carolina
10-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 13 Voters
1332
Points
8Xavier
10-1Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - Matt Vautour
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1073
Points
9West Virginia
9-1Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Theo Lawson
1040
Points

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10Purdue
11-2Actual: 16
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 22 - Theo Lawson
706
Points
11Kansas
8-2Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Jon Wilner
791
Points
12TCU
10-0Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
789
Points

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13Texas A&M
9-1Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Bob Holt
Lowest: 15 - Carlos Silva
1156
Points
14Wichita State
8-2Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: 19 - Lindsay Schnell
851
Points
15Baylor
9-2Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
396
Points
16Virginia
9-1Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 19 - 4 Voters
796
Points

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17Gonzaga
9-2Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Doug Doughty
831
Points
18Oklahoma
8-1Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 24 - 3 Voters
691
Points
19Arizona
8-3Actual: 18
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
396
Points
20Texas Tech
9-1Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - Carlos Silva
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
308
Points

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21Louisville
8-2Actual: 29
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
28
Points
22Florida State
9-1Actual: 24
Highest: 11 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
164
Points
23Creighton
8-2Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
144
Points
24Cincinnati
9-2Actual: 20
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
314
Points
25Notre Dame
8-3Actual: 27
Highest: 18 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
73
Points