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 14, 2019Week 11 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (36)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 36 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 5 Voters
1558
Points
2Virginia (6)
15-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 5 - James Crepea
1473
Points
3Gonzaga
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 8 - Rick Bozich
1315
Points
4Michigan (9)
17-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Paul Klee
1497
Points
5Michigan State
15-2Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Murray
1292
Points
6Tennessee (13)
14-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Jesse Newell
1482
Points
7Virginia Tech
14-1Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Graham Couch
1091
Points
8Texas Tech
15-1Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Scott Mansch
1157
Points
9Kansas
14-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Lauren Brownlow
1188
Points
10North Carolina
12-4Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - James Crepea
Lowest: 23 - Drew Hill
678
Points
11Auburn
12-3Actual: 14
Highest: 11 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jon Nyatawa
669
Points
12Nevada
16-1Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 17 - James Crepea
1015
Points
13Kentucky
12-3Actual: 12
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 2 Voters
790
Points

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14Nebraska
12-4Actual: 27
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Tom Bragg
36
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15Purdue
10-6Actual: 32
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
16
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16Wisconsin
11-5Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Dave Matter
31
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17Iowa State
12-4Actual: 30
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Ken Weinman
20
Points
18Oklahoma
13-3Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 25 - 5 Voters
394
Points
19Buffalo
15-1Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 24 - Rick Bozich
625
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20Florida State
13-3Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 20 - Jesse Newell
918
Points
21Villanova
13-4Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 25 - Scott Richey
300
Points

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22North Carolina State
14-2Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: 24 - John Feinstein
586
Points
23Maryland
14-3Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - David Cloninger
Lowest: 24 - 3 Voters
412
Points
24Louisville
11-5Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - Kayla Anderson
Lowest: 25 - 7 Voters
112
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25Florida
9-6Actual: 46
Highest: 25 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1
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