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 11, 2021Week 8 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (63)
12-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Scott Wolf
1599
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2Baylor (1)
11-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 3 - Jon Wilner
1536
Points
3Texas
10-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1422
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4Villanova
8-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 39 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 2 Voters
1436
Points
5Iowa
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - David Cloninger
1322
Points
6Kansas
10-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jesse Newell
1220
Points
7Michigan
10-0Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 11 - 5 Voters
1161
Points
8Creighton
10-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Luke DeCock
1151
Points
9Tennessee
9-1Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Jon Wilner
1093
Points
10Wisconsin
10-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 12 - Stephen Tsai
1110
Points
11Houston
10-1Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: 16 - Shannon Ryan
993
Points
12Illinois
9-4Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 21 - 3 Voters
694
Points
13West Virginia
9-4Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Nick Suss
701
Points
14Texas Tech
10-3Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
689
Points
15Duke
5-2Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Zach Klein
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
397
Points

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16Oregon
9-2Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
264
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17Clemson
9-1Actual: 12
Highest: 10 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
747
Points
18Virginia
7-2Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
403
Points
19Missouri
7-2Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
436
Points
20Ohio State
9-3Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - David Jablonski
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
280
Points
21Connecticut
6-1Actual: 25
Highest: 13 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
181
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22Louisville
8-1Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
464
Points
23Saint Louis
7-1Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
220
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24Michigan State
8-4Actual: 33
Highest: 19 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 56 Voters
34
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25Virginia Tech
9-2Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
286
Points