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

-54

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


Feb 11, 2019Week 15 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (24)
21-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 24 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 6 Voters
1554
Points
2Gonzaga
23-2Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1457
Points
3Virginia
20-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Scott Gleeson
Lowest: 8 - Elton Alexander
1406
Points
4Tennessee (40)
22-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 40 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1573
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
5Michigan State
19-5Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 17 - Dave Preston
948
Points
6North Carolina
19-4Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Scott Wolf
1178
Points
7Kentucky
20-3Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 16 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 6 Voters
1330
Points
8Michigan
22-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 11 Voters
1253
Points
9Purdue
17-6Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Tom Bragg
900
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
10Virginia Tech
18-5Actual: 22
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
393
Points
11Nevada
23-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Scott Mansch
Lowest: 11 - 3 Voters
1230
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
12Wisconsin
17-7Actual: 20
Highest: 10 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
403
Points
13Texas Tech
19-5Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Joey Knight
660
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
14Auburn
16-7Actual: 27
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
35
Points
15Louisville
17-7Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - John Feinstein
542
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
16Iowa State
18-6Actual: 23
Highest: 13 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
280
Points
17Kansas
18-6Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
699
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
18Houston
23-1Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 18 - Jesse Newell
1022
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
19Villanova
19-5Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Brian Holland
753
Points
20Maryland
18-6Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
196
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
21Marquette
20-4Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - John Bednarowski
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
953
Points
22Kansas State
18-5Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
444
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
23Florida State
18-5Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - David Cloninger
455
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
24LSU
19-4Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Kayla Anderson
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
437
Points
25Iowa
19-5Actual: 21
Highest: 12 - Ken Weinman
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
399
Points