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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Jan 17, 2022Week 11 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Gonzaga (25)
14-2Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 25 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Andrew Kahn
1486
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2Baylor
15-2Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Stephen Tsai
1238
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3Villanova
13-4Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 18 - Aria Gerson
908
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4Houston
15-2Actual: 10
Highest: 2 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 16 - Jerry DiPaola
1036
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5Arizona
14-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 14 - James Crepea
1320
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6Purdue
14-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1255
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7Kentucky
14-3Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 21 - James Crepea
804
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8Kansas
14-2Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Marcus Fuller
Lowest: 14 - Seth Davis
1192
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9Auburn (36)
16-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 36 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1482
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10Duke
14-2Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Marcus Fuller
Lowest: 13 - Kevin McNamara
1205
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11LSU
15-2Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Ethan Joyce
738
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12Illinois
13-3Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - Mia O'Brien
521
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13UCLA
11-2Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Sheldon Mickles
Lowest: 18 - Paul Klee
1041
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14Tennessee
11-5Actual: 24
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 38 Voters
98
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15Texas
13-4Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
185
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16Texas Tech
13-4Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - Bruce Pascoe
509
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17Xavier
13-3Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
427
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18Alabama
11-6Actual: 29
Highest: 18 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
26
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19Iowa
13-4Actual: 26
Highest: 19 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
56
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20Connecticut
11-4Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 34 Voters
73
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21Michigan State
14-3Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - David Jablonski
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
681
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22Iowa State
14-3Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Stephen Tsai
665
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23Wisconsin
14-2Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Jesse Newell
1056
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24Ohio State
11-4Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - James Crepea
Lowest: 24 - Jesse Newell
465
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25Indiana
12-4Actual: 38
Highest: 25 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
2
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