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 30, 2019Week 9 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Duke (1)
11-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Scott Wolf
1516
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2Kansas (1)
10-2Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 5 - 4 Voters
1497
Points
3Ohio State
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Tom Bragg
1277
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4Gonzaga (63)
13-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1621
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5Michigan State
10-3Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
747
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6Louisville
11-2Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - James Crepea
1196
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7Butler
12-1Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Carlos Silva
883
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8Baylor
9-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Geoff Grammer
1267
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9Oregon
11-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Luke DeCock
1361
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10Dayton
10-2Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Rob Dauster
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
483
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11Maryland
11-2Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
720
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12Michigan
10-3Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Edgar Thompson
880
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13Auburn
12-0Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jon Wilner
1159
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14San Diego State
13-0Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - 3 Voters
780
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15Arizona
10-3Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 36 Voters
113
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16Purdue
8-5Actual: 35
Highest: 16 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 63 Voters
12
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17West Virginia
11-1Actual: 16
Highest: 4 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 22 - Paul Klee
719
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18Villanova
9-2Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 18 - Jesse Newell
970
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19Iowa
10-3Actual: 23
Highest: 15 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
137
Points
20Kentucky
9-3Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Bob Holt
674
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21Florida State
11-2Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 22 - 4 Voters
531
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22Memphis
11-1Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Jesse Newell
1055
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23Penn State
11-2Actual: 21
Highest: 17 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
312
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24Seton Hall
8-4Actual: 42
Highest: 24 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
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25Florida
8-4Actual: 45
Highest: 25 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
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