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 25, 2017Week 8 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Michigan State (16)
12-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 16 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1560
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2Villanova (43)
12-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 43 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 3 Voters
1600
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3Arizona State (6)
12-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1481
Points
4Duke
12-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 15 - David Cloninger
1435
Points
5Xavier
12-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1242
Points
6West Virginia
11-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1226
Points

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7Purdue
12-2Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 22 - Theo Lawson
839
Points
8Oklahoma
10-1Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 24 - Theo Lawson
901
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9Kansas
10-2Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Jon Wilner
920
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10Texas A&M
11-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Bob Holt
Lowest: 13 - Carlos Silva
1309
Points
11TCU
12-0Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
923
Points
12Miami (FL)
10-1Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 24 - David Cobb
827
Points
13North Carolina
11-2Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 19 - Norm Wood
891
Points
14Kentucky
9-2Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
735
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15Wichita State
10-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - Brant Wilkerson
Lowest: 17 - Cecil Hurt
992
Points
16Baylor
10-2Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
437
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17Virginia
11-1Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 19 - 2 Voters
969
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18Arizona
10-3Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Geoff Grammer
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
511
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19Texas Tech
11-1Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
351
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20Louisville
10-2Actual: 29
Highest: 19 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
26
Points
21Florida State
11-1Actual: 24
Highest: 10 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
169
Points
22Creighton
10-2Actual: 25
Highest: 13 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
143
Points
23Cincinnati
11-2Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
377
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24New Mexico State
11-2Actual: 36
Highest: 24 - Shannon Ryan
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
4
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25Tennessee
9-2Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Joe Rexrode
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
405
Points