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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Dec 13, 2021Week 6 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Baylor
9-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
Points
2Duke
7-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 45 Voters
Lowest: 10 - Stephen Tsai
1429
Points
3Purdue
9-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1319
Points
4Kansas
8-1Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 10 - Bob Ballou
1181
Points
5Gonzaga
8-2Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 10 - Mia O'Brien
1291
Points
6UCLA
9-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1312
Points
7Arizona
9-0Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Seth Davis
1172
Points
8Alabama
8-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Bret Bloomquist
1202
Points

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9Seton Hall
9-1Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - James Crepea
635
Points
10Auburn
8-1Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
693
Points
11Iowa State
10-0Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
798
Points
12USC
10-0Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Ethan Joyce
810
Points
13Villanova
7-3Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 24 - 2 Voters
924
Points
14Houston
8-2Actual: 14
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 24 - Clayton Collier
683
Points
15Michigan State
9-2Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Lauren Brownlow
707
Points
16LSU
9-0Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - Jeff Rabjohns
376
Points

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17Xavier
9-1Actual: 22
Highest: 10 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
301
Points

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18Arkansas
9-1Actual: 24
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
241
Points
19Ohio State
8-2Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Stephen Tsai
656
Points
20Connecticut
9-2Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
360
Points
21Texas
6-2Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
583
Points
22Colorado State
10-0Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Chris Murray
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
251
Points

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23San Francisco
10-0Actual: 30
Highest: 15 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 51 Voters
36
Points
24Providence
10-1Actual: 28
Highest: 17 - Clayton Collier
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
57
Points
25Texas Tech
7-1Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
164
Points