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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Nov 26, 2018Week 4 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (1)
5-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 5 - 3 Voters
1486
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2Kansas (31)
5-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 31 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 7 Voters
1584
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3Virginia (1)
6-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 10 - Graham Couch
1396
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4Gonzaga (32)
6-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 32 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1590
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5North Carolina
6-1Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
943
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6Auburn
5-1Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 3 Voters
1129
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7Michigan
6-0Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Jon Nyatawa
Lowest: 13 - Scott Gleeson
1213
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8Michigan State
5-1Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1111
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9Nevada
6-0Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Ken Weinman
Lowest: 10 - Jon Wilner
1329
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10Tennessee
4-1Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 10 - 3 Voters
1284
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11Texas Tech
6-0Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
380
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12Virginia Tech
5-0Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 19 - Graham Couch
921
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13Wisconsin
5-1Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
253
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14Florida State
5-1Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - John Feinstein
581
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15Purdue
5-1Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Brant Wilkerson
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
387
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16Miami (FL)
5-1Actual: 36
Highest: 16 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
10
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17Kentucky
5-1Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Brian Holland
1022
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18Kansas State
6-0Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 20 - James Crepea
936
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19Villanova
5-2Actual: 23
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
217
Points
20Oregon
4-1Actual: 18
Highest: 14 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
439
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21Iowa State
5-1Actual: 33
Highest: 20 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
22
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22Mississippi State
4-1Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 37 Voters
161
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23Syracuse
3-2Actual: 37
Highest: 21 - John Bednarowski
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
8
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24Indiana
5-1Actual: 31
Highest: 18 - Brant Wilkerson
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
35
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25Nebraska
5-1Actual: 39
Highest: 22 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
6
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