Ben SteeleMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI)
Twitter: @bensteelemjs
About: Marquette men's basketball beat writer for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Ballot Score

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Jan 20, 2020Week 12 Rankings for Ben Steele
1Gonzaga (31)
20-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 31 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1588
Points
2Baylor (33)
15-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1591
Points
3San Diego State
19-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1422
Points
4Kansas (1)
14-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Brian Holland
1470
Points
5Florida State
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1335
Points
6Louisville
15-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 10 - Kevin McNamara
1303
Points
7Dayton
16-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1139
Points
8Seton Hall
14-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1034
Points
9Villanova
14-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1055
Points
10Michigan State
14-4Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Sam Blum
1004
Points
11Butler
15-3Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
867
Points
12Duke
15-3Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Stephen Means
1065
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
13Texas Tech
12-5Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
399
Points
14West Virginia
14-3Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Brian Holland
758
Points
15Oregon
15-4Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
886
Points
16Auburn
15-2Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
637
Points
17Maryland
14-4Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
525
Points
18Memphis
14-3Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
394
Points
19Kentucky
13-4Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
755
Points
20Iowa
13-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
398
Points
21Illinois
13-5Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
280
Points
22Rutgers
14-4Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
152
Points
23Arizona
13-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
225
Points
24Houston
14-4Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
151
Points
25Wichita State
15-3Actual: 26
Highest: 19 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
94
Points