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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Jan 20, 2020Week 12 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (31)
20-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 31 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1588
Points
2Baylor (33)
15-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1591
Points
3Kansas (1)
14-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Brian Holland
1470
Points
4San Diego State
19-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1422
Points
5Florida State
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1335
Points
6Dayton
16-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1139
Points

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7West Virginia
14-3Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Brian Holland
758
Points
8Michigan State
14-4Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Sam Blum
1004
Points
9Seton Hall
14-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1034
Points
10Louisville
15-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 10 - Kevin McNamara
1303
Points
11Duke
15-3Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Stephen Means
1065
Points
12Villanova
14-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1055
Points
13Oregon
15-4Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
886
Points
14Butler
15-3Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
867
Points
15Auburn
15-2Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
637
Points
16Iowa
13-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
398
Points
17Kentucky
13-4Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
755
Points
18Memphis
14-3Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
394
Points
19Maryland
14-4Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
525
Points

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20LSU
13-4Actual: 27
Highest: 17 - Cecil Hurt
Lowest: NR - 46 Voters
83
Points
21Colorado
14-4Actual: 23
Highest: 12 - Ken Weinman
Lowest: NR - 29 Voters
154
Points
22Illinois
13-5Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
280
Points
23Rutgers
14-4Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
152
Points

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24Stanford
15-3Actual: 31
Highest: 19 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
28
Points

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25Creighton
14-5Actual: 37
Highest: 21 - Jon Rothstein
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
13
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