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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Mar 2, 2020Week 18 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Kansas (64)
26-3Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 64 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 64 Voters
1600
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2Gonzaga
29-2Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 47 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Chris Murray
1514
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3Baylor
25-3Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 10 Voters
1395
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4Michigan State
20-9Actual: 16
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
726
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5San Diego State
28-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 7 Voters
1375
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6Dayton
27-2Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 12 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Jesse Newell
1453
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7Duke
23-6Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
809
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8Ohio State
20-9Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 25 - Brian McInnis
489
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9Louisville
24-6Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 3 Voters
948
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10Houston
22-7Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
265
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11Maryland
23-6Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Carlos Silva
1041
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12Florida State
24-5Actual: 7
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1164
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13BYU
24-7Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: 22 - Brian Holland
756
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14Seton Hall
21-7Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 16 - Jordan Hansen
1145
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15Michigan
18-11Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
94
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16Villanova
22-7Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Carlos Silva
779
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17Arizona
19-10Actual: 34
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
9
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18Creighton
22-7Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Jack Ebling
843
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19Kentucky
24-5Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Jesse Newell
1253
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20Penn State
21-8Actual: 20
Highest: 16 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
367
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21West Virginia
19-10Actual: 30
Highest: 21 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 56 Voters
22
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22Wisconsin
19-10Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
179
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23Oregon
22-7Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Stephen Means
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
802
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24Iowa
20-9Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
492
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25Texas Tech
18-11Actual: 34
Highest: 19 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - 61 Voters
9
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