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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Jan 11, 2021Week 8 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Gonzaga (63)
12-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 63 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Scott Wolf
1599
Points
2Baylor (1)
11-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 3 - Jon Wilner
1536
Points
3Villanova
8-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 39 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 2 Voters
1436
Points
4Texas
10-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 9 - Jesse Newell
1422
Points
5Iowa
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - David Cloninger
1322
Points
6Kansas
10-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 11 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Jesse Newell
1220
Points
7Tennessee
9-1Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Jon Wilner
1093
Points
8Wisconsin
10-2Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Chris Basnett
Lowest: 12 - Stephen Tsai
1110
Points
9Michigan
10-0Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 11 - 5 Voters
1161
Points
10Creighton
10-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Luke DeCock
1151
Points
11Illinois
9-4Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 21 - 3 Voters
694
Points
12West Virginia
9-4Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Nick Suss
701
Points

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13Minnesota
10-4Actual: 23
Highest: 11 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
233
Points
14Virginia
7-2Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
403
Points
15Louisville
8-1Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
464
Points

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16Houston
10-1Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: 16 - Shannon Ryan
993
Points

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17Clemson
9-1Actual: 12
Highest: 10 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
747
Points
18Texas Tech
10-3Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
689
Points
19Duke
5-2Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Zach Klein
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
397
Points
20Virginia Tech
9-2Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Scott Richey
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
286
Points
21Missouri
7-2Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
436
Points
22Oregon
9-2Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
264
Points
23UCLA
9-2Actual: 27
Highest: 15 - Justin Jackson
Lowest: NR - 36 Voters
137
Points
24Colorado
8-3Actual: 28
Highest: 16 - Geoff Grammer
Lowest: NR - 38 Voters
96
Points

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25Rutgers
7-4Actual: 31
Highest: 20 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
46
Points