John FeinsteinNational Public Radio (Washington, DC)
About: John Feinstein is the bestselling author of Moment of Glory, Are You Kidding Me? (with Rocco Mediate), Living on the Black, Tales from Q School, Last Dance, Next Man Up, Let Me Tell You a Story (with Red Auerbach), Caddy for Life, Open, The Punch, The Last Amateurs, The Majors, A March to Madness, A Civil War, A Good Walk Spoiled, A Season on the Brink, Play Ball, Hard Courts, and four sports mystery novels for young readers. He writes for The Washington Post, Washingtonpost.com, and Golf Digest.


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Oct 21, 2019Pre-Season Rankings for John Feinstein
1Michigan State (60)
32-7Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Scott Wolf
1619
Points
2Louisville
20-14Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Matt McCoy
1386
Points
3Duke
32-6Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1399
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4North Carolina
29-7Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: 14 - 9 Voters
1060
Points
5Kentucky (2)
30-7Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Luke DeCock
1497
Points
6Gonzaga
33-4Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 3 Voters
1096
Points
7Kansas (3)
26-10Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Seth Davis
1457
Points
8Virginia
35-3Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Luke DeCock
1007
Points
9Maryland
23-11Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1134
Points
10Villanova
26-10Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 16 - Dave Matter
1048
Points
11Memphis
22-14Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
773
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12Florida
20-16Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - John Feinstein
1313
Points
13Texas Tech
31-7Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - Matt McCoy
Lowest: NR - Luke DeCock
837
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14Purdue
26-10Actual: 23
Highest: 6 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
230
Points

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15VCU
25-8Actual: 25
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
193
Points
16Seton Hall
20-14Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Stephen Means
863
Points
17Oregon
25-13Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Nick Suss
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
742
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18Tennessee
31-6Actual: 28
Highest: 13 - Christina Chambers
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
78
Points

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19Auburn
30-10Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - B.J. Rains
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
210
Points
20Arizona
17-15Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
265
Points
21Saint Mary's
22-12Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Jerry Carino
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
330
Points

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22Harvard
19-12Actual: 32
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
24
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23Davidson
24-10Actual: 31
Highest: 21 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
34
Points

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24Creighton
20-15Actual: 40
Highest: 24 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
4
Points

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25Colgate
24-11Actual: 48
Highest: 25 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
1
Point