Kevin McNamaraThe Providence Journal (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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Mar 18, 2020Final Rankings Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Kansas
28-3Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 2 Voters
1623
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2Gonzaga
31-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 3 - 14 Voters
1547
Points
3Dayton
29-2Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 5 - Doug Doughty
1505
Points
4Florida State
26-5Actual: 4
Highest: 4 - 37 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Jesse Newell
1381
Points
5Creighton
24-7Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Dave Preston
1154
Points
6Michigan State
22-9Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - John Werner
1023
Points
7Kentucky
25-6Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Troy Provost-Heron
Lowest: NR - Shannon Ryan
1118
Points
8Baylor
26-4Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Seth Davis
1337
Points
9Maryland
24-7Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Carlos Silva
924
Points
10San Diego State
30-2Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Dave Preston
1279
Points
11Oregon
24-7Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - John Feinstein
892
Points

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12Wisconsin
21-10Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
539
Points
13Villanova
24-7Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 15 - Bob Holt
1011
Points
14Seton Hall
21-9Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - B.J. Rains
Lowest: 20 - 2 Voters
727
Points
15Louisville
24-7Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Bob Sutton
Lowest: 18 - 3 Voters
768
Points

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16Duke
25-6Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Mark Berman
990
Points
17Virginia
23-7Actual: 16
Highest: 6 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
586
Points
18Illinois
21-10Actual: 21
Highest: 17 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
263
Points
19Auburn
25-6Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
453
Points
20Houston
23-8Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
179
Points

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21Providence
19-12Actual: 28
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
63
Points
22BYU
24-8Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dave Preston
537
Points
23Ohio State
21-10Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Marcus Fuller
459
Points

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24Utah State
26-8Actual: 30
Highest: 22 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
36
Points
25Iowa
20-11Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
109
Points