Buckeyes move up one spot in AP, now third in both polls

With Ohio State’s 42-14 win over Indiana and Baylor’s first loss after playing a real team, the Buckeyes moved up one spot to No. 3 in the Associated Press top 25 college football poll that was released earlier today. In the USA Today coaches poll, Ohio State remained third.

Adolphus Washington #92 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Noah Spence #8 of the Ohio State Buckeyes gang up to stop D'Angelo Roberts #20 of the Indiana Hoosiers at the line of scrimmage in the third quarter at Ohio Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Indiana 42-14. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Adolphus Washington #92 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Noah Spence #8 of the Ohio State Buckeyes gang up to stop D’Angelo Roberts #20 of the Indiana Hoosiers at the line of scrimmage in the third quarter at Ohio Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Indiana 42-14. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

In the AP poll, Alabama is No. 1 for the 14th-straight week as the Crimson Tide received 56 of the 60 first-place votes. Florida State is second with four first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the AP poll is No. 3 Ohio State followed by Auburn, Missouri, Clemson, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Baylor and South Carolina.

In the USA Today coaches poll, Alabama also remains at the top with 56 of the 62 first-place votes. Florida State is No. 2 with six first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the coaches poll, Ohio State is third, then it’s Clemson, Auburn, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Baylor, South Carolina and Stanford.

Up next, Ohio State travels to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan this Saturday. Kickoff at Michigan Stadium is scheduled for 12:00 noon ET, and the game will be televised on ABC.

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (56) 11-0 1496
2 Florida State (4) 11-0 1444
3 Ohio State 11-0 1375
4 Auburn 10-1 1294
5 Missouri 10-1 1202
6 Clemson 10-1 1196
7 Oklahoma State 10-1 1177
8 Stanford 9-2 1002
9 Baylor 9-1 976
10 South Carolina 9-2 960
11 Michigan State 10-1 929
12 Oregon 9-2 731
13 Arizona State 9-2 690
14 Wisconsin 9-2 684
15 LSU 8-3 642
16 Fresno State 10-0 619
17 UCF 9-1 588
18 Northern Illinois 11-0 470
19 Texas A&M 8-3 429
20 Oklahoma 9-2 386
21 Louisville 10-1 383
22 UCLA 8-3 300
23 USC 9-3 262
24 Duke 9-2 135
25 Notre Dame 8-3 68
Dropped from rankings: Ole Miss 24.
Others receiving votes: Georgia 15, Cincinnati 10, Texas 10, Ole Miss 7, Arizona 6, Nebraska 6, Minnesota 5, East Carolina 1, North Dakota State 1, Vanderbilt 1.
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USA Today Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (56) 11-0 1544
2 Florida State (6) 11-0 1488
3 Ohio State 11-0 1428
4 Clemson 10-1 1289
5 Auburn 10-1 1268
6 Missouri 10-1 1243
7 Oklahoma State 10-1 1225
8 Baylor 9-1 1009
9 South Carolina 9-2 1003
10 Stanford 9-2 981
11 Michigan State 10-1 962
12 Oregon 9-2 777
13 Fresno State 10-0 687
14 Wisconsin 9-2 661
15 LSU 8-3 646
16 Louisville 10-1 603
17 Oklahoma 9-2 581
18 Arizona State 9-2 574
19 UCF 9-1 512
20 Northern Illinois 11-0 459
21 Texas A&M 8-3 410
22 UCLA 8-3 257
23 USC 9-3 210
24 Duke 9-2 203
25 Cincinnati 9-2 47
Dropped from rankings: Minnesota 23.
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 17, Texas 12, Minnesota 12, East Carolina 11, Georgia 8, Nebraska 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 6, Miami (FL) 6, Vanderbilt 2, Arizona 2.
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