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 15, 2021Week 13 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (59)
20-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 59 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 5 Voters
1595
Points
2Baylor (5)
17-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 59 Voters
1541
Points
3Michigan
14-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1469
Points
4Ohio State
17-4Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jon Wilner
1402
Points
5Illinois
14-5Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 14 - Jon Wilner
1311
Points
6Virginia
15-3Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 18 - Donald Hunt
1129
Points
7Oklahoma
13-5Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
1071
Points

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8Florida State
11-3Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 23 - Sam Blum
624
Points
9Villanova
13-3Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Dick Vitale
1060
Points
10Houston
17-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Seth Davis
1170
Points
11Alabama
17-5Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
1085
Points
12West Virginia
14-6Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 19 - 4 Voters
836
Points
13Texas Tech
14-6Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - 2 Voters
791
Points
14Iowa
15-6Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 18 - Paul Klee
910
Points
15Texas
13-5Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 20 - Jesse Newell
885
Points
16USC
0-0Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
586
Points
17Creighton
16-5Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 18 - 4 Voters
793
Points
18Missouri
13-5Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
412
Points

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19Arkansas
16-5Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 29 Voters
111
Points
20Virginia Tech
14-4Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
513
Points
21San Diego State
15-4Actual: 25
Highest: 21 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 37 Voters
75
Points
22Tennessee
14-5Actual: 19
Highest: 9 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 25 - Bennett Conlin
452
Points

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23Purdue
13-8Actual: 33
Highest: 18 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
20
Points
24Loyola (IL)
0-0Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
166
Points
25Kansas
15-7Actual: 23
Highest: 19 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
140
Points