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 16, 2019Week 7 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Kansas (47)
9-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 47 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 18 Voters
1607
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2Duke (2)
9-1Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 10 - 3 Voters
1387
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3Ohio State
9-1Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Bob Holt
Lowest: 13 - Joe Buettner
1334
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4Louisville (1)
10-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 9 - John Feinstein
1412
Points
5Gonzaga (15)
11-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 4 Voters
1552
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6Michigan State
7-3Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
656
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7Maryland
10-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1207
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8Oregon
8-2Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1172
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9Baylor
8-1Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Scott Wolf
1062
Points
10Dayton
8-1Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Brian McInnis
Lowest: 20 - Luke DeCock
879
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11Butler
10-1Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - Carlos Silva
553
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12Kentucky
8-1Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 2 Voters
1231
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13Arizona
10-2Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 24 - Stephen Means
631
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14Auburn
9-0Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 21 - Dave Borges
939
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15Purdue
6-4Actual: 30
Highest: 11 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
30
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16Virginia
8-1Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Rob Dauster
1121
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17Florida State
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
449
Points
18Michigan
8-3Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
723
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19Villanova
8-2Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
496
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20Penn State
9-2Actual: 23
Highest: 17 - Edgar Thompson
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
182
Points
21Texas Tech
6-3Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
115
Points
22San Diego State
10-0Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Edgar Thompson
431
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23Memphis
9-1Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 23 - Jesse Newell
960
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24West Virginia
9-1Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
76
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25LSU
7-2Actual: 42
Highest: 25 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 61 Voters
3
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