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 27, 2021Week 8 Rankings for Kevin McNamara
1Baylor (61)
11-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
Points
2Duke
11-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 50 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1448
Points
3Purdue
11-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Chris Murray
1371
Points
4Kansas
9-1Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1233
Points
5Gonzaga
10-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Stephen Tsai
1335
Points
6UCLA
8-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1296
Points

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7Seton Hall
9-1Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
716
Points
8Auburn
11-1Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Jon Wilner
826
Points
9Arizona
11-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 18 - Zach Klein
973
Points
10Houston
11-2Actual: 12
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Marcus Fuller
801
Points
11Iowa State
12-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
985
Points

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12USC
12-0Actual: 7
Highest: 7 - 22 Voters
Lowest: 23 - James Crepea
994
Points
13Michigan State
10-2Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Jon Wilner
901
Points
14LSU
12-0Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
609
Points
15Ohio State
8-2Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 19 - 3 Voters
787
Points
16Texas
9-2Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Aria Gerson
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
567
Points
17Tennessee
9-2Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
729
Points
18Colorado State
10-0Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
366
Points
19Providence
11-1Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
315
Points
20Villanova
8-4Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
312
Points
21Texas Tech
9-2Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
121
Points
22Alabama
9-3Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Donald Hunt
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
426
Points

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23Kentucky
9-2Actual: 18
Highest: 7 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
459
Points
24Xavier
11-2Actual: 23
Highest: 12 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
237
Points
25Illinois
9-3Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
72
Points