Dave BorgesNew Haven Register (New Haven, CT)
Twitter: @DaveBorges
About: David Borges has been the UConn men's basketball beat writer for the New Haven Register since 2007. Prior to that, he was the Boston Red Sox beat writer for the Journal Register Co.'s New England cluster. He has also previously covered the Providence College men's basketball team.


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Oct 18, 2021Pre-Season Rankings for Dave Borges
1Gonzaga (55)
0-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jon Wilner
1562
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2Purdue
0-0Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Stephen Means
1213
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3Kansas
0-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1427
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4Texas
0-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Andrew Kahn
1315
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5Villanova
0-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Scott Richey
1332
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6Illinois
0-0Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - Bob Ballou
Lowest: 20 - Donald Hunt
861
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7UCLA (8)
0-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Justin Jackson
1459
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8North Carolina
0-0Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - David Jablonski
547
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9Michigan
0-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 15 - Jeff Welsch
1255
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10Ohio State
0-0Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
581
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11Duke
0-0Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jeff Rabjohns
963
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12St. Bonaventure
0-0Actual: 23
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
238
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13Tennessee
0-0Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
563
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14Indiana
0-0Actual: 27
Highest: 14 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
41
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15Baylor
0-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - John Werner
Lowest: 18 - 3 Voters
992
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16Auburn
0-0Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
267
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17Houston
0-0Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 21 - Kevin McNamara
694
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18Memphis
0-0Actual: 12
Highest: 2 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
831
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19Virginia
0-0Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
125
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20Alabama
0-0Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Rick Bozich
713
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21Maryland
0-0Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
294
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22Florida State
0-0Actual: 20
Highest: 10 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
381
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23Connecticut
0-0Actual: 24
Highest: 11 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
161
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24Syracuse
0-0Actual: 39
Highest: 24 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
5
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25Xavier
0-0Actual: 32
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
22
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