Kevin McNamaraWPRO-Providence / KevinMcSports.com (Providence, RI)
About: Kevin McNamara has been a Sports Writer at The Providence Journal since 1988. Kevin has covered college basketball for the paper for more than 20 years and followed the Big East, the Atlantic 10 and the Ivy League over that time. He has also covered the Red Sox in the World Series, the Celtics in the NBA Finals a bit of everything in between in his career. Kevin is a native of Coventry.


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Dec 14, 2015Week 6 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Michigan State (64)
11-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 64 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Soren Petro
1621
Points
2Kansas (1)
8-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Soren Petro
Lowest: 8 - Pat Rooney
1499
Points
3Maryland
9-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Kevin Lyttle
1353
Points
4Kentucky
9-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Kevin Lyttle
1385
Points
5Oklahoma
7-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 12 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1409
Points
6Iowa State
9-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1370
Points
7Purdue
11-0Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Aaron Brenner
Lowest: 18 - Jon Wilner
1082
Points
8Duke
8-1Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Chuck McGill
1271
Points
9Xavier
10-0Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Aaron Brenner
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1062
Points
10North Carolina
7-2Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Pat Rooney
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1023
Points
11Virginia
8-1Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Matt Vautour
1132
Points

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12Louisville
7-1Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Chuck McGill
Lowest: 25 - Bob Sutton
534
Points
13Villanova
8-1Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Jeff Faraudo
Lowest: 18 - Michelle Kaufman
865
Points
14Miami (FL)
8-1Actual: 15
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
622
Points
15Providence
10-1Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 22 - Seth Davis
724
Points
16Arizona
9-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Kevin Lyttle
860
Points
17West Virginia
8-1Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
466
Points
18Butler
8-1Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Randy Rosetta
562
Points
19Southern Methodist
7-0Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Cormac Gordon
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
560
Points
20Baylor
7-1Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Laura Keeley
Lowest: NR - Graham Couch
605
Points
21UCLA
7-3Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Graham Couch
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
213
Points
22George Washington
9-1Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Matt McCoy
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
256
Points
23Connecticut
6-3Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 49 Voters
47
Points
24Cincinnati
8-2Actual: 23
Highest: 19 - Randy Rosetta
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
197
Points

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25Pittsburgh
8-1Actual: 34
Highest: 22 - Elton Alexander
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
12
Points