Jesse NewellKansas City Star (Kansas City, MO)
Twitter: @jessenewell
About: Newell comes to The Star from the Topeka Capital-Journal, where he currently covers KU. His writing has won numerous awards since he joined the Capital-Journal in 2013, including beat writer of the year in the most recent Associated Press Sports Editors contest. Newell is also the co-author, with former Star writer Jason King, of “Beyond the Phog,” an inside look at former KU basketball players. He was previously the online editor for the Lawrence Journal-World. He started his career at the Emporia Gazette.

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Jan 7, 2019Week 10 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (37)
12-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 37 Voters
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
1535
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2Virginia (5)
13-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 6 - James Crepea
1471
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3Gonzaga
14-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Rick Bozich
1319
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4Michigan (9)
15-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 12 Voters
1499
Points
5Michigan State
13-2Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Murray
1291
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6North Carolina
11-3Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 17 - Scott Wolf
889
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7Tennessee (13)
12-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1481
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8Virginia Tech
13-1Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Graham Couch
1093
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9Auburn
11-2Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - John Bednarowski
Lowest: 21 - Mark Cooper
919
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10Texas Tech
13-1Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Scott Mansch
1109
Points
11Kansas
12-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Damien Sordelett
1159
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12Iowa State
12-2Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
344
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13Kentucky
10-3Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
520
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14Nevada
14-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: 17 - 4 Voters
920
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15Nebraska
11-4Actual: 31
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
15
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16Purdue
9-5Actual: 30
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
20
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17Wisconsin
11-4Actual: 27
Highest: 16 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 51 Voters
45
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18North Carolina State
13-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 23 - James Crepea
674
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19Oklahoma
12-2Actual: 23
Highest: 13 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
243
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20Ohio State
12-2Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - John Feinstein
620
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21Mississippi State
12-1Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: NR - Dave Borges
683
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22Florida State
12-2Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Jesse Newell
879
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23Villanova
11-4Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 49 Voters
56
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24Texas
10-4Actual: 37
Highest: 24 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
2
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25Florida
8-5Actual: 38
Highest: 25 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
1
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