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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Feb 28, 2022Week 17 Rankings for Ben Steele
1Gonzaga (46)
24-3Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 46 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Dave Preston
1504
Points
2Baylor (4)
24-5Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Theo Lawson
1342
Points
3Kentucky
23-6Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Justin Jackson
1215
Points
4Arizona
25-3Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Mark Berman
1360
Points
5Auburn
25-4Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 10 - 3 Voters
1268
Points
6Providence
24-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1021
Points
7Kansas
23-5Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 13 - David Jablonski
1224
Points
8Duke (11)
25-4Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1306
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
9Arkansas
23-6Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 3 Voters
759
Points
10Wisconsin
23-5Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 23 - Jesse Newell
865
Points
11Purdue
24-5Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Geoff Grammer
1129
Points
12Texas Tech
22-7Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Steve Greenberg
Lowest: 18 - 2 Voters
850
Points
13Villanova
21-7Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 19 - Bryce Miller
861
Points
14Tennessee
21-7Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - Dave Matter
Lowest: 20 - 2 Voters
770
Points
15Connecticut
21-7Actual: 18
Highest: 14 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 7 Voters
480
Points
16Saint Mary's
24-6Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - Aria Gerson
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
449
Points
17Houston
24-4Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Chad Leistikow
759
Points
18USC
25-4Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
557
Points
19Texas
21-8Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - 7 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
364
Points
20Murray State
28-2Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
333
Points
21Illinois
20-8Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - Mia O'Brien
383
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
22UCLA
21-6Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Seth Davis
498
Points
23Alabama
19-10Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
90
Points
24Boise State
23-6Actual: 26
Highest: 21 - Andrew Kahn
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
56
Points
25Ohio State
18-8Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
191
Points