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.

Ballot Score

-140

Your vote has been saved. Now why don't you let this pollster know what you thought of their ballot? Compose Tweet


Feb 4, 2019Week 14 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Virginia
20-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 9 Voters
1478
Points
2Duke
19-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 12 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Scott Wolf
1532
Points
3Gonzaga
21-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 6 - James Crepea
1423
Points
4Tennessee
20-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1579
Points
5Michigan State
18-4Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 14 - Donna Ditota
1051
Points
6North Carolina
17-4Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1167
Points
7Michigan
20-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1217
Points
8Virginia Tech
18-3Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Seth Davis
948
Points
9Kentucky
18-3Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1310
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
10Purdue
16-6Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 24 - Dave Preston
697
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
11Iowa State
17-5Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Carlos Silva
545
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
12Wisconsin
16-6Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
462
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
13Auburn
15-6Actual: 28
Highest: 13 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 37 Voters
128
Points
14Kansas
17-5Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - Mark Cooper
Lowest: 18 - Lauren Brownlow
809
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
15Nevada
21-1Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1228
Points
16Louisville
16-6Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - John Feinstein
561
Points
17Texas Tech
17-5Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Tom Bragg
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
482
Points
18Villanova
18-4Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Brian Holland
801
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
19Houston
21-1Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 19 - 3 Voters
838
Points
20Maryland
17-6Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 29 Voters
144
Points
21Buffalo
19-3Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
153
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
22Marquette
19-3Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Jesse Newell
1029
Points
23Mississippi State
16-5Actual: 27
Highest: 15 - John Bednarowski
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
133
Points
24Iowa
17-5Actual: 20
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
242
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
25Baylor
15-6Actual: 30
Highest: 19 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 46 Voters
44
Points