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 27, 2020Week 13 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Kansas (1)
16-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 8 - Paul Klee
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2Duke
16-3Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 14 - Jessica Benson
1084
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3Gonzaga (19)
21-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 19 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1552
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4Baylor (44)
17-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 44 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1578
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5Dayton
18-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Marcus Fuller
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6Michigan State
15-5Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 19 - 2 Voters
751
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7West Virginia
16-3Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Chris Basnett
874
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8Louisville
17-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1277
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9San Diego State
21-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1408
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10Seton Hall
15-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Bruce Pascoe
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11Arizona
13-6Actual: 27
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 49 Voters
55
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12Maryland
16-4Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
650
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13Iowa
14-5Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 22 - Edgar Thompson
545
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14Butler
16-4Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Ben Steele
Lowest: 22 - Jordan Hansen
631
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15Ohio State
13-7Actual: 29
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
16
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16Florida State
17-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 16 - Jesse Newell
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17Oregon
17-4Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 19 - Seth Davis
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18Kentucky
15-4Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 21 - Luke DeCock
839
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19Colorado
16-4Actual: 20
Highest: 17 - Stephen Means
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
314
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20Purdue
11-9Actual: 35
Highest: 20 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
6
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21Villanova
16-3Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
1110
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22Penn State
14-5Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 26 Voters
114
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23Houston
16-4Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
296
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24Illinois
15-5Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - James Crepea
483
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25Rutgers
15-5Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
102
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