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 7, 2020Week 3 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Gonzaga (54)
3-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 54 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 7 Voters
1518
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2Baylor (7)
3-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Dave Borges
1470
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3Villanova
4-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jordan Hansen
1033
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4Texas
4-1Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - Dave Preston
750
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5Texas Tech
4-1Actual: 17
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
541
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6Houston
4-0Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: 17 - Seth Davis
1090
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7West Virginia
4-1Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Stephen Means
918
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8Virginia
3-1Actual: 18
Highest: 7 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
474
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9Wisconsin
3-1Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
750
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10Iowa
3-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1385
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11Michigan State
5-0Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1296
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12Creighton
3-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 4 Voters
1068
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13Kansas
4-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Dave Matter
Lowest: 14 - Sam Blum
1195
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14Duke
2-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Jeff Rabjohns
954
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15Florida
3-0Actual: 28
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
90
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16North Carolina
3-1Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
547
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17Ohio State
3-0Actual: 22
Highest: 10 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
287
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18Illinois
3-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Cecil Hurt
1104
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19Indiana
3-1Actual: 29
Highest: 19 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 51 Voters
40
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20Michigan
4-0Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
107
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21Tennessee
0-0Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Justin Jackson
767
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22Florida State
1-0Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
350
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23Louisville
4-0Actual: 25
Highest: 12 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
122
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24Oregon
1-1Actual: 30
Highest: 17 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
26
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25Oklahoma
2-0Actual: 40
Highest: 25 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
1
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