Joey JohnstonThe Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL)
Twitter: @JJohnstonTBO
About: Joey Johnston of the Tampa Tribune has covered sports in the Tampa Bay area for more than three decades. The Super Bowl, World Series, the Stanley Cup Finals, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open are among the events on his career resume, but college basketball has been a particular interest. Johnston has covered NCAA men's basketball tournament events from coast-to-coast, including 11 editions of the Final Four. Johnston spearheaded the Tribune's coverage of the 1999 Final Four at St. Petersburg, Fla.


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Mar 17, 2014Final Rankings Rankings for Joey Johnston
1Florida (50)
32-2Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 50 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 15 Voters
1610
Points
2Wichita State (15)
34-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Matt McCoy
1571
Points
3Louisville
29-5Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 9 - Andrew Greif
1412
Points
4Virginia
28-6Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 18 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Tony Krausz
1430
Points
5Arizona
30-4Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Matt McCoy
Lowest: 7 - Mike Barber
1422
Points
6Villanova
28-4Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - Andrew Greif
Lowest: 14 - Dave Borges
1231
Points
7Duke
26-8Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Scott Wolf
1121
Points
8Michigan
25-8Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Mike Barber
Lowest: 11 - 8 Voters
1162
Points
9San Diego State
29-4Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - Randy Rosetta
Lowest: 17 - 7 Voters
890
Points
10Syracuse
27-5Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Tom Keegan
Lowest: 22 - Matt Vautour
757
Points
11Wisconsin
26-7Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Aaron Brenner
Lowest: 20 - Randy Rosetta
892
Points
12Creighton
26-7Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
658
Points
13New Mexico
27-6Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Chris Dachille
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
623
Points
14Connecticut
26-8Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Jason Smith
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
503
Points
15Michigan State
26-8Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 18 - 3 Voters
950
Points

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16Baylor
24-11Actual: 23
Highest: 15 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
148
Points
17Cincinnati
27-6Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Jason Smith
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
720
Points
18UCLA
26-8Actual: 20
Highest: 7 - Cormac Gordon
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
413
Points

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19Kansas
24-9Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Marcus Jackson
Lowest: 19 - Joey Johnston
1045
Points

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20Saint Louis
26-6Actual: 25
Highest: 17 - Cormac Gordon
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
131
Points
23North Carolina
23-9Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Aaron Brenner
Lowest: NR - Adam Jude
424
Points
24Ohio State
25-9Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - Soren Petro
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
167
Points

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25Iowa State
26-7Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Joey Johnston
1055
Points