Shannon RyanChicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
Twitter: @sryantribune
About: Shannon Ryan is a sports reporter for the Chicago Tribune, covering mainly college athletics. Before joining the Tribune, Ryan worked for seven years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, covering the NFL and college basketball.


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Nov 9, 2020Pre-Season Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Gonzaga (28)
0-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 28 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Scott Wolf
1541
Points
2Villanova (11)
0-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1501
Points
3Baylor (24)
0-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 24 Voters
Lowest: 6 - John Feinstein
1540
Points
4Virginia (1)
0-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1364
Points
5Iowa
0-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 3 Voters
1273
Points
6Illinois
0-0Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 22 - John Feinstein
1105
Points
7Kansas
0-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1221
Points
8Wisconsin
0-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Jon Wilner
1150
Points
9Kentucky
0-0Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 18 - Donna Ditota
1038
Points
10Duke
0-0Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Jon Wilner
1073
Points
11Tennessee
0-0Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
919
Points
12Michigan State
0-0Actual: 13
Highest: 7 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
820
Points
13Creighton
0-0Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: 20 - Doug Doughty
922
Points
14Texas Tech
0-0Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Nick Suss
Lowest: NR - Dave Preston
790
Points
15West Virginia
0-0Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
651
Points
16Arizona State
0-0Actual: 18
Highest: 7 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
402
Points
17Houston
0-0Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
438
Points
18UCLA
0-0Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
336
Points
19Texas
0-0Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Nick Suss
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
380
Points

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20LSU
0-0Actual: 26
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
146
Points
21Rutgers
0-0Actual: 24
Highest: 13 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
190
Points
22Oregon
0-0Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - Donald Hunt
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
375
Points
23Ohio State
0-0Actual: 23
Highest: 12 - Nick Suss
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
270
Points

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24Indiana
0-0Actual: 30
Highest: 19 - Jeff Call
Lowest: NR - 44 Voters
48
Points
25Florida State
0-0Actual: 21
Highest: 12 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
351
Points