Steve WisemanThe Herald-Sun (Durham, NC)
About: Steve Wiseman, the Duke beat writer for the Durham (N.C.) Herald-Sun, has written about sports for daily newspapers since graduating from Illinois State University in 1989. He has covered ACC and SEC sports beats, as well as the NFL's Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints. He also spent two years covering the South Carolina General Assembly. Prior to coming to Durham, he worked for the Columbia (S.C.) State, Biloxi (Miss.) Sun-Herald, Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal, Charlotte Observer and Hickory (NC) Daily Record.

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Dec 26, 2016Week 8 Rankings for Steve Wiseman
1Villanova (56)
12-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 56 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 2 Voters
1614
Points
2UCLA (3)
13-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Craig Meyer
1518
Points
3Kansas
11-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1461
Points
4Duke
12-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Graham Couch
1375
Points
5Baylor (6)
12-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Seth Davis
1458
Points
6Gonzaga
12-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Mike Barber
1222
Points
7Louisville
11-1Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Craig Handel
1260
Points
8Creighton
12-0Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Soren Petro
1049
Points
9Kentucky
10-2Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 11 - 3 Voters
1171
Points
10North Carolina
11-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1113
Points

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11Xavier
10-2Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: 22 - 3 Voters
548
Points
12West Virginia
11-1Actual: 11
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jon Wilner
933
Points
13Butler
11-1Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 16 - 6 Voters
837
Points
14Indiana
10-2Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 19 - Scott Wolf
709
Points
15Virginia
10-1Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Seth Davis
892
Points
16Wisconsin
11-2Actual: 14
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Cecil Hurt
772
Points
17Purdue
11-2Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Patrick Murray
745
Points
18Arizona
11-2Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Andrew Lopez
Lowest: 23 - Matt Vautour
512
Points

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19Virginia Tech
10-1Actual: 27
Highest: 19 - Steve Wiseman
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
37
Points
20Oregon
11-2Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
321
Points
21Florida State
12-1Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
326
Points
22USC
13-0Actual: 22
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
248
Points
23Cincinnati
10-2Actual: 23
Highest: 18 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
207
Points

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24Saint Mary's
10-1Actual: 19
Highest: 16 - Patrick Murray
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
407
Points
25Notre Dame
10-2Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
204
Points