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 4, 2021Week 7 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (63)
10-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Scott Wolf
1599
Points
2Baylor (1)
9-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 2 - 63 Voters
1537
Points
3Villanova
8-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Adam Grosbard
1453
Points
4Texas
8-1Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jesse Newell
1415
Points
5Iowa
9-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 13 - David Cloninger
1298
Points
6Kansas
8-2Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - Adam Grosbard
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1224
Points
7Michigan
9-0Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jon Wilner
1039
Points
8Creighton
8-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Luke DeCock
1140
Points
9Illinois
8-3Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - Ken Weinman
878
Points
10Tennessee
7-1Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Jon Wilner
1076
Points

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11Oregon
8-1Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - Dave Borges
545
Points
12Wisconsin
9-2Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 14 - B.J. Rains
1085
Points
13West Virginia
8-3Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 25 - Zach Klein
706
Points
14Houston
8-1Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 20 - Shannon Ryan
977
Points
15Missouri
7-1Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
747
Points
16Minnesota
10-2Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
559
Points
17Texas Tech
8-3Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
445
Points
18Duke
3-2Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
280
Points
19Clemson
8-1Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
411
Points
20Virginia
5-2Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
258
Points

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21Rutgers
7-2Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - Doug Doughty
703
Points
22Saint Louis
7-1Actual: 23
Highest: 20 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
133
Points
23Louisville
7-1Actual: 27
Highest: 16 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
103
Points

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24Connecticut
4-1Actual: 41
Highest: 24 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 62 Voters
4
Points
25Northwestern
6-3Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - David Jablonski
Lowest: NR - 44 Voters
86
Points