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 20, 2021Week 7 Rankings for Jesse Newell
1Baylor
10-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Paul Klee
1524
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2Gonzaga
9-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1313
Points
3Purdue
10-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 3 Voters
1360
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4Houston
10-2Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 22 - Scott Richey
780
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5Arizona
11-0Actual: 6
Highest: 1 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 11 - Seth Davis
1230
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6Kansas
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 9 - Bob Ballou
1210
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7Duke
10-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 49 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1445
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8UCLA
9-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jesse Newell
1294
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9LSU
11-0Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Ethan Joyce
542
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10Tennessee
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
447
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11Auburn
10-1Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - Geoff Grammer
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
782
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12Villanova
7-4Actual: 23
Highest: 10 - Donald Hunt
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
222
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13Illinois
8-3Actual: 29
Highest: 13 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
49
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14Texas
8-2Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
569
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15Alabama
9-2Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
897
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16Kentucky
8-2Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
428
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17Ohio State
8-2Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 19 - 4 Voters
744
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18Michigan State
9-2Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Lauren Brownlow
822
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19USC
12-0Actual: 8
Highest: 8 - 21 Voters
Lowest: 20 - James Crepea
937
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20Michigan
7-4Actual: 31
Highest: 20 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
9
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21Xavier
11-1Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
469
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22Virginia Tech
8-4Actual: 37
Highest: 22 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
4
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23Iowa
8-3Actual: 39
Highest: 23 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
3
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24Connecticut
9-3Actual: 28
Highest: 18 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
55
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25Iowa State
11-0Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
926
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