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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Dec 9, 2019Week 6 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Ohio State (5)
9-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Brian Holland
1464
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2Louisville (55)
9-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 9 Voters
1591
Points
3Kansas (4)
7-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Bob Sutton
1486
Points
4Duke
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 3 Voters
1232
Points
5Maryland
10-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Paul Klee
1428
Points
6Gonzaga
10-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Jack Ebling
1235
Points

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7Michigan State
6-3Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
637
Points

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8Purdue
6-3Actual: 28
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
130
Points
9Oregon
7-2Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dick Vitale
905
Points
10Baylor
7-1Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 23 - Rick Bozich
872
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11Michigan
8-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jon Rothstein
Lowest: 11 - Jesse Newell
1286
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12Virginia
8-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 20 - Rob Dauster
1060
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13Kentucky
7-1Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Sam Blum
1170
Points
14Auburn
8-0Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dave Borges
836
Points
15Butler
9-0Actual: 18
Highest: 7 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - Christina Chambers
529
Points
16Arizona
9-1Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Rob Dauster
Lowest: NR - Christina Chambers
654
Points
17Florida State
8-2Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
253
Points
18Dayton
7-1Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Zach Klein
672
Points
19Seton Hall
6-3Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
250
Points
20Villanova
7-2Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Carlos Silva
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
285
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21Penn State
7-2Actual: 34
Highest: 21 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
5
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22San Diego State
10-0Actual: 25
Highest: 13 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
197
Points
23Tennessee
7-1Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Tom Bragg
455
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24LSU
7-2Actual: 39
Highest: 24 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
2
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25North Carolina
6-3Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
615
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