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 20, 2020Week 12 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Kansas (1)
14-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Brian Holland
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2Duke
15-3Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Stephen Means
1065
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3Gonzaga (31)
20-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 31 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1588
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4Baylor (33)
15-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
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5Michigan State
14-4Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Sam Blum
1004
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6Dayton
16-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1139
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7Louisville
15-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 10 - Kevin McNamara
1303
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8San Diego State
19-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1422
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9West Virginia
14-3Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Brian Holland
758
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10Seton Hall
14-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1034
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11Arizona
13-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
225
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12Butler
15-3Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
867
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13Maryland
14-4Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
525
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14Ohio State
12-6Actual: 30
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
36
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15Florida State
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1335
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16Iowa
13-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
398
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17Purdue
10-8Actual: 40
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
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18Oregon
15-4Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
886
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19Kentucky
13-4Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
755
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20Texas Tech
12-5Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
399
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21Wisconsin
11-7Actual: 31
Highest: 17 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
28
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22Michigan
11-6Actual: 28
Highest: 18 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
73
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23Rutgers
14-4Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
152
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24Florida
12-5Actual: 34
Highest: 22 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 56 Voters
21
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25Villanova
14-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1055
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