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.


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Jan 24, 2022Week 12 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Auburn (45)
18-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 45 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Jesse Newell
1504
Points
2Gonzaga (15)
15-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 4 - John Werner
1475
Points
3Arizona (1)
16-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Paul Klee
Lowest: 11 - James Crepea
1381
Points
4Baylor
17-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - John Werner
Lowest: 7 - Dick Vitale
1335
Points
5Kansas
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1281
Points
6Michigan State
15-3Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Jon Wilner
979
Points
7UCLA
13-2Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 13 - 3 Voters
1116
Points
8Houston
17-2Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 13 - Jeff Rabjohns
1116
Points
9Duke
15-3Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Paul Klee
1017
Points
10Kentucky
15-4Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 20 - James Crepea
822
Points
11Wisconsin
15-3Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
894
Points

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12Purdue
16-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: 12 - Kevin McNamara
1119
Points
13Villanova
14-5Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 21 - 3 Voters
713
Points
14Texas Tech
15-4Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - 3 Voters
766
Points
15USC
16-2Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
711
Points
16LSU
15-4Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
399
Points

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17Illinois
13-5Actual: 24
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
155
Points
18Providence
16-2Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
542
Points
19Xavier
14-4Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
269
Points
20Ohio State
12-4Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Ethan Joyce
584
Points

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21BYU
17-4Actual: 26
Highest: 19 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
120
Points
22Connecticut
13-4Actual: 20
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
284
Points
23Marquette
14-6Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Mark Berman
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
177
Points

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24Tennessee
13-5Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
419
Points
25Alabama
13-6Actual: 27
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
77
Points