Kevin McNamaraThe Providence Journal (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.

Biased Towards

California Golden BearsCaliforniaRanked 5 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Pittsburgh PanthersPittsburghRanked 4 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.

Biased Against

Loyola (IL) RamblersLoyola (IL)Ranked 5 spots BELOW average over 6 weeks.
Vanderbilt CommodoresVanderbiltRanked 5 spots BELOW average over 5 weeks.
Virginia Tech HokiesVirginia TechRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 39 weeks.
Saint Mary's GaelsSaint Mary'sRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 34 weeks.
Rutgers Scarlet KnightsRutgersRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 10 weeks.

Neutral/Not Enough Info

Stanford CardinalStanfordRanked 5 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Kansas State WildcatsKansas StateRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 16 weeks.
Syracuse OrangeSyracuseRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 13 weeks.
Temple OwlsTempleRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
UCLA BruinsUCLARanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 33 weeks.
LSU TigersLSURanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 24 weeks.
USC TrojansUSCRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 22 weeks.
St. John's Red StormSt. John'sRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 11 weeks.
Georgetown HoyasGeorgetownRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 9 weeks.
DePaul Blue DemonsDePaulRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Florida State SeminolesFlorida StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 84 weeks.
Tennessee VolunteersTennesseeRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 56 weeks.
Notre Dame Fighting IrishNotre DameRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 42 weeks.
Miami (FL) HurricanesMiami (FL)Ranked 1 spots ABOVE average over 37 weeks.
Seton Hall PiratesSeton HallRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 37 weeks.
Dayton FlyersDaytonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 33 weeks.
Providence FriarsProvidenceRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 28 weeks.
Arkansas RazorbacksArkansasRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 23 weeks.
Arizona State Sun DevilsArizona StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 21 weeks.
Connecticut HuskiesConnecticutRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 19 weeks.
VCU RamsVCURanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 19 weeks.
Washington HuskiesWashingtonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 17 weeks.
Oklahoma State CowboysOklahoma StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Saint Louis BillikensSaint LouisRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 7 weeks.
George Washington ColonialsGeorge WashingtonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
Nebraska CornhuskersNebraskaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
St. Bonaventure BonniesSt. BonaventureRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Kansas JayhawksKansasRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 134 weeks.
West Virginia MountaineersWest VirginiaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 103 weeks.
Michigan State SpartansMichigan StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 96 weeks.
Arizona WildcatsArizonaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 88 weeks.
Maryland TerrapinsMarylandRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 80 weeks.
Purdue BoilermakersPurdueRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 77 weeks.
Michigan WolverinesMichiganRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 62 weeks.
Xavier MusketeersXavierRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 60 weeks.
Creighton BluejaysCreightonRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 55 weeks.
Butler BulldogsButlerRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 55 weeks.
Auburn TigersAuburnRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 47 weeks.
Texas LonghornsTexasRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 42 weeks.
Florida GatorsFloridaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 36 weeks.
Southern Methodist MustangsSouthern MethodistRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 35 weeks.
Texas A&M AggiesTexas A&MRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 30 weeks.
Illinois Fighting IlliniIllinoisRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 29 weeks.
Marquette Golden EaglesMarquetteRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 23 weeks.
Colorado BuffaloesColoradoRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 22 weeks.
TCU Horned FrogsTCURanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 19 weeks.
Clemson TigersClemsonRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
South Carolina GamecocksSouth CarolinaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 15 weeks.
Alabama Crimson TideAlabamaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 14 weeks.
Mississippi State BulldogsMississippi StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 14 weeks.
Utah State AggiesUtah StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Penn State Nittany LionsPenn StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Richmond SpidersRichmondRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Murray State RacersMurray StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Villanova WildcatsVillanovaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 130 weeks.
Virginia CavaliersVirginiaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 125 weeks.
Duke Blue DevilsDukeRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 124 weeks.
Gonzaga BulldogsGonzagaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 121 weeks.
Kentucky WildcatsKentuckyRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 117 weeks.
North Carolina Tar HeelsNorth CarolinaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 107 weeks.
Baylor BearsBaylorRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 94 weeks.
Louisville CardinalsLouisvilleRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 92 weeks.
Wisconsin BadgersWisconsinRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 77 weeks.
Oregon DucksOregonRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 66 weeks.
Oklahoma SoonersOklahomaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 63 weeks.
Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas TechRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 62 weeks.
Iowa HawkeyesIowaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 56 weeks.
Iowa State CyclonesIowa StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 55 weeks.
Cincinnati BearcatsCincinnatiRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 51 weeks.
Houston CougarsHoustonRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 47 weeks.
San Diego State AztecsSan Diego StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 38 weeks.
Indiana HoosiersIndianaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 32 weeks.
Nevada Wolf PackNevadaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 29 weeks.
Utah UtesUtahRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 28 weeks.
Buffalo BullsBuffaloRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 19 weeks.
Northern Iowa PanthersNorthern IowaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 15 weeks.
Minnesota Golden GophersMinnesotaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 12 weeks.
North Carolina State WolfpackNorth Carolina StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 6 weeks.
Old Dominion MonarchsOld DominionRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
UCF KnightsUCFRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Harvard CrimsonHarvardRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
New Mexico LobosNew MexicoRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Davidson WildcatsDavidsonRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Drake BulldogsDrakeRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Wyoming CowboysWyomingRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Ohio State BuckeyesOhio StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 67 weeks.
Wichita State ShockersWichita StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 54 weeks.
Memphis TigersMemphisRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
Rhode Island RamsRhode IslandRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
Missouri TigersMissouriRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 11 weeks.
BYU CougarsBYURanked 2 spots BELOW average over 8 weeks.
Wofford TerriersWoffordRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 4 weeks.
Furman PaladinsFurmanRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 3 weeks.
Colorado State RamsColorado StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Middle Tennessee Blue RaidersMiddle TennesseeRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Northwestern WildcatsNorthwesternRanked 3 spots BELOW average over 5 weeks.
Ole Miss RebelsOle MissRanked 3 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Boise State BroncosBoise StateRanked 5 spots BELOW average over 3 weeks.