Cormac GordonStaten Island Advance (Staten Island, NY)
About: Cormac Gordon is an award-winning sportswriter and columnist for the Staten Island Advance who has covered numerous World Series, Triple Crown races, NCAA college hoop tournaments and NBA playoffs in his 30 years in the business. He is a former beat writer of St. John's University basketball and still the Advance beat writer covering Wagner College hoops. A resident of Staten Island and Amelia Island, Florida, he also worked as a general news columnist, often writing on politics and organized crime in the New York City area and covering 9/11 and its aftermath. A 25-year veteran of the New York City Police Department, Gordon spent more than a decade investigating organized crime in New York. He is a jazz enthusiast, the father of three children and grandfather of five.


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Dec 7, 2015Week 5 Rankings for Cormac Gordon
1Michigan State (62)
9-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 62 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Soren Petro
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2Oklahoma
5-0Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Cecil Hurt
1283
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3Kansas (1)
6-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Soren Petro
Lowest: 9 - Adam Sparks
1442
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4North Carolina (2)
7-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1425
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5Iowa State
6-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 3 Voters
1347
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6Maryland
7-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Marcus Fuller
Lowest: 12 - Cecil Hurt
1299
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7Kentucky
7-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Chuck McGill
1325
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8Purdue
8-0Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jon Wilner
997
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9Duke
8-1Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Scott Wolf
1243
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10Xavier
8-0Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Jeff Faraudo
930
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11Villanova
7-0Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jon Wilner
1230
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12Virginia
7-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Bob Sutton
Lowest: 20 - Jon Wilner
1003
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13Texas A&M
7-2Actual: 28
Highest: 13 - Cormac Gordon
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
69
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14West Virginia
7-0Actual: 14
Highest: 11 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
615
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15Cincinnati
8-1Actual: 23
Highest: 13 - Michelle Kaufman
Lowest: NR - Nick Carboni
331
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16Miami (FL)
7-1Actual: 17
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
469
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17Vanderbilt
6-2Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
377
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18Southern Methodist
6-0Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - Bob Sutton
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
413
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19Butler
6-1Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
416
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20Arizona
7-1Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Cormac Gordon
811
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21Louisville
6-1Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - Chuck McGill
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
373
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22Baylor
6-1Actual: 16
Highest: 13 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
488
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23Providence
8-1Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
548
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24George Washington
7-1Actual: 29
Highest: 15 - Aaron Brenner
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
60
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25Gonzaga
5-2Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Jeff Faraudo
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
399
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