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 28, 2019Week 13 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Virginia (4)
18-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Theo Lawson
1473
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2Duke (12)
17-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 12 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Dave Borges
1527
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3Gonzaga
19-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 8 - James Crepea
1382
Points
4Michigan State
18-3Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 11 - John Bednarowski
1235
Points
5Tennessee (48)
18-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Jesse Newell
1575
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6Michigan
19-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 5 Voters
1381
Points
7North Carolina
15-4Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 15 - Seth Davis
1065
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8Purdue
14-6Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Theo Lawson
532
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9Virginia Tech
16-3Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 23 - Graham Couch
858
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10Kentucky
16-3Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1226
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11Kansas
16-4Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Lauren Brownlow
972
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12Iowa State
15-5Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
327
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13Wisconsin
14-6Actual: 24
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
179
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14Louisville
15-5Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - T.J. Werre
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
658
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15Nevada
19-1Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1158
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16Texas Tech
16-4Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - Dave Preston
561
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17Auburn
13-6Actual: 26
Highest: 17 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
85
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18Villanova
16-4Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Brian Holland
734
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19Houston
20-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 20 - Graham Couch
795
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20Nebraska
13-7Actual: 36
Highest: 20 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
6
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21Oklahoma
15-5Actual: 30
Highest: 16 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 52 Voters
41
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22TCU
15-4Actual: 34
Highest: 22 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
7
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23Maryland
16-5Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
280
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24Buffalo
18-2Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Graham Couch
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
468
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25Marquette
18-3Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
973
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