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 8, 2021Week 16 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (61)
24-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 2 Voters
1573
Points
2Baylor (2)
21-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Stephen Tsai
1510
Points
3Illinois
20-6Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Jesse Newell
1438
Points
4Michigan
19-3Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: 7 - Sheldon Mickles
1382
Points
5Iowa
20-7Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Donna Ditota
1314
Points
6Alabama
21-6Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 9 Voters
1239
Points
7Arkansas
21-5Actual: 8
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Bruce Pascoe
1046
Points
8Houston
21-3Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Seth Davis
1173
Points
9Kansas
19-8Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
873
Points
10West Virginia
18-8Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Jesse Newell
919
Points
11Oklahoma State
18-7Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
851
Points
12Ohio State
18-8Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Edgar Thompson
1032
Points
13Creighton
18-7Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - James Crepea
510
Points

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14San Diego State
20-4Actual: 19
Highest: 9 - David Jablonski
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
462
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15Purdue
18-8Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
389
Points
16Florida State
15-5Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 21 - 3 Voters
687
Points
17Texas
17-7Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - Paul Klee
802
Points
18Villanova
16-5Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 25 - Stephen Tsai
729
Points
19Virginia
17-6Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dave Borges
531
Points
20Colorado
20-7Actual: 23
Highest: 10 - Edgar Thompson
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
209
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21Connecticut
14-6Actual: 28
Highest: 17 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
53
Points
22USC
21-6Actual: 24
Highest: 14 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
175
Points
23Oklahoma
14-9Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - Shannon Ryan
Lowest: NR - 34 Voters
172
Points

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24Loyola (IL)
24-4Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
488
Points

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25Texas Tech
17-9Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
389
Points