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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Feb 7, 2022Week 14 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Auburn (48)
22-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1506
Points
2Gonzaga (13)
19-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 13 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 48 Voters
1477
Points
3Arizona
19-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1300
Points
4Kentucky
19-4Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 14 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Chris Murray
1288
Points
5Purdue
20-3Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 8 - Lauren Brownlow
1329
Points
6Kansas
19-3Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1173
Points
7Duke
19-3Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Bob Ballou
1179
Points
8Houston
20-2Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - James Crepea
1205
Points
9Texas Tech
18-5Actual: 9
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Andrew Kahn
947
Points
10Wisconsin
18-4Actual: 14
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
706
Points
11Providence
20-2Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
899
Points
12UCLA
16-4Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
881
Points
13Illinois
17-5Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Theo Lawson
818
Points
14Ohio State
14-5Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Stephen Tsai
628
Points
15Villanova
17-6Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 19 - 3 Voters
634
Points

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This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
16Baylor
19-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 20 - Stephen Tsai
921
Points
17Michigan State
17-5Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
536
Points
18Marquette
16-7Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
522
Points
19Texas
17-6Actual: 20
Highest: 15 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
294
Points
20Tennessee
16-6Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
377
Points
21USC
19-4Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
278
Points
22Saint Mary's
19-4Actual: 22
Highest: 18 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
185
Points
23Xavier
16-6Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 34 Voters
91
Points

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This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
24Alabama
14-9Actual: 32
Highest: 22 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 54 Voters
18
Points
25Davidson
19-3Actual: 29
Highest: 18 - David Jablonski
Lowest: NR - 45 Voters
35
Points