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 18, 2021Week 9 Rankings for Shannon Ryan
1Gonzaga (62)
14-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 62 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 2 Voters
1598
Points
2Baylor (2)
12-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 62 Voters
1538
Points
3Villanova
8-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 49 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1445
Points
4Iowa
12-2Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Chris Murray
1420
Points
5Texas
11-2Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1289
Points
6Tennessee
10-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Jon Wilner
1242
Points
7Michigan
11-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Chris Murray
Lowest: 13 - Joe Buettner
1197
Points
8Wisconsin
11-3Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 19 - Bob Ballou
939
Points
9Houston
11-1Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Seth Davis
1155
Points
10West Virginia
9-4Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Stephen Means
Lowest: NR - Dick Vitale
732
Points
11Kansas
10-3Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: 17 - Seth Davis
1072
Points
12Virginia
9-2Actual: 13
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - David Cloninger
778
Points

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13Alabama
11-3Actual: 18
Highest: 6 - Edgar Thompson
Lowest: NR - 13 Voters
487
Points
14Creighton
10-3Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: 22 - Bob Ballou
833
Points
15Minnesota
11-4Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
507
Points
16Ohio State
11-3Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - 6 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
631
Points
17Virginia Tech
11-2Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Bob Ballou
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
536
Points

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This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
18Texas Tech
11-4Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Scott Richey
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
792
Points
19Clemson
9-2Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Chris Murray
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
354
Points
20Missouri
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
462
Points
21Illinois
9-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 30 Voters
232
Points
22Oregon
9-2Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Bob Ballou
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
235
Points
23UCLA
11-2Actual: 24
Highest: 12 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 23 Voters
195
Points
24Colorado
11-3Actual: 27
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
148
Points
25Saint Louis
7-1Actual: 25
Highest: 12 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
172
Points