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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Feb 3, 2020Week 14 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Kansas (1)
18-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1472
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2Duke
18-3Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 10 - Brian Holland
1242
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3Baylor (49)
19-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 49 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Jesse Newell
1608
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4Gonzaga (15)
23-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1567
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5San Diego State
23-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1447
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6Dayton
20-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 4 Voters
1271
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7Michigan State
16-6Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
624
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8Louisville
19-3Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 8 - Jesse Newell
1352
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9West Virginia
17-4Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Paul Klee
827
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10Arizona
15-6Actual: 23
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
164
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11Maryland
17-4Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 17 - Rob Dauster
999
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12Ohio State
14-7Actual: 28
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 61 Voters
19
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13Iowa
16-6Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: 22 - Chris Murray
604
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14Florida State
18-3Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1188
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15Seton Hall
16-5Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Bruce Pascoe
900
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16Penn State
16-5Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
356
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17Butler
17-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - Jordan Hansen
437
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18Colorado
17-5Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
134
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19Creighton
17-5Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
372
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20Villanova
17-4Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Stephen Means
959
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21BYU
17-7Actual: 33
Highest: 21 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
14
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22Oregon
18-5Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
758
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23Texas Tech
13-8Actual: 26
Highest: 16 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
66
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24Illinois
16-6Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
373
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25Kentucky
16-5Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
660
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