Kevin McNamaraWPRO-Providence / KevinMcSports.com (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.


Ballot Score

-9

Your vote has been saved. Now why don't you let this pollster know what you thought of their ballot? Compose Tweet


Oct 18, 2021Pre-Season Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Gonzaga (55)
0-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jon Wilner
1562
Points
2UCLA (8)
0-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Justin Jackson
1459
Points
3Texas
0-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Andrew Kahn
1315
Points
4Villanova
0-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Scott Richey
1332
Points
5Kansas
0-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1427
Points
6Michigan
0-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 15 - Jeff Welsch
1255
Points
7Kentucky
0-0Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Bennett Conlin
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
894
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
8North Carolina
0-0Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - David Jablonski
547
Points
9Duke
0-0Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jeff Rabjohns
963
Points
10Oregon
0-0Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - Donald Hunt
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
775
Points
11Baylor
0-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - John Werner
Lowest: 18 - 3 Voters
992
Points
12Memphis
0-0Actual: 12
Highest: 2 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
831
Points
13Arkansas
0-0Actual: 16
Highest: 5 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
673
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
14Purdue
0-0Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Stephen Means
1213
Points
15Illinois
0-0Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - Bob Ballou
Lowest: 20 - Donald Hunt
861
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
16Connecticut
0-0Actual: 24
Highest: 11 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
161
Points
17Ohio State
0-0Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
581
Points
18Tennessee
0-0Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
563
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
19Alabama
0-0Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Rick Bozich
713
Points
20Maryland
0-0Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - 12 Voters
294
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
21Houston
0-0Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 21 - Kevin McNamara
694
Points
22Auburn
0-0Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
267
Points
23St. Bonaventure
0-0Actual: 23
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
238
Points
24Florida State
0-0Actual: 20
Highest: 10 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
381
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
25Syracuse
0-0Actual: 39
Highest: 24 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
5
Points