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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Feb 7, 2022Week 14 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Gonzaga (13)
19-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 48 Voters
1477
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2Arizona
19-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1300
Points
3Houston
20-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - James Crepea
1205
Points
4Kentucky
19-4Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 14 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Murray
1288
Points
5Purdue
20-3Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 8 - Lauren Brownlow
1329
Points
6Kansas
19-3Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1173
Points

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7Auburn (48)
22-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1506
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8Baylor
19-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 20 - Stephen Tsai
921
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9Duke
19-3Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Bob Ballou
1179
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10Villanova
17-6Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 19 - 3 Voters
634
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11Texas Tech
18-5Actual: 9
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Andrew Kahn
947
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12Illinois
17-5Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Theo Lawson
818
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13Tennessee
16-6Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
377
Points
14UCLA
16-4Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
881
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15Texas
17-6Actual: 20
Highest: 15 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
294
Points
16Ohio State
14-5Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Stephen Tsai
628
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17LSU
16-7Actual: 34
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
11
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18Connecticut
15-6Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
118
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19Iowa
15-7Actual: 36
Highest: 19 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
7
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20Saint Mary's
19-4Actual: 22
Highest: 18 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
185
Points
21Michigan State
17-5Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
536
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22Alabama
14-9Actual: 32
Highest: 22 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
18
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23Xavier
16-6Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 34 Voters
91
Points
24Arkansas
18-5Actual: 27
Highest: 18 - Justin Jackson
Lowest: NR - 39 Voters
74
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25Providence
20-2Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
899
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