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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Feb 8, 2021Week 12 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (55)
18-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 8 Voters
1567
Points
2Baylor (8)
17-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 55 Voters
1520
Points
3Michigan
13-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 56 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jon Wilner
1438
Points
4Ohio State
15-4Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jon Wilner
1365
Points
5Illinois
13-5Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 14 - Jack Ebling
1239
Points
6Villanova
12-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1281
Points
7Virginia
13-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 18 - Zach Klein
969
Points

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8West Virginia
13-5Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
824
Points
9Texas Tech
14-5Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 16 - Craig Meyer
1102
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10Florida State
10-3Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 4 Voters
514
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11Houston
16-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Shannon Ryan
1060
Points
12Missouri
13-3Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
966
Points
13Oklahoma
12-5Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 25 - Luke DeCock
863
Points
14Alabama
15-5Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: 17 - Justin Jackson
911
Points
15Tennessee
13-4Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Edgar Thompson
690
Points
16Iowa
13-6Actual: 15
Highest: 5 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 20 - Sam Blum
757
Points
17Texas
11-5Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Luke DeCock
841
Points
18Wisconsin
14-6Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
358
Points
19USC
0-0Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
411
Points
20Creighton
14-5Actual: 19
Highest: 7 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 25 - Bob Ballou
465
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21Florida
10-5Actual: 30
Highest: 21 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 52 Voters
29
Points
22Purdue
13-7Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
85
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23Virginia Tech
14-4Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
486
Points
24San Diego State
13-4Actual: 27
Highest: 19 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
38
Points
25Colorado
14-5Actual: 26
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
41
Points