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Ohio State Rises To No. 2 In Associated Press Top 25 Poll Following Win Over Michigan State

The Buckeyes moved up three spots this week following their blowout win over the Spartans.

Ohio State jumped three spots to No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll following its 56-7 win over Michigan State on Saturday afternoon.

Georgia once again received every first-place vote, while Alabama and Cincinnati dropped one spot apiece. This is the highest the Buckeyes have been ranked all season, as they were No. 3 heading into the Sept. 11 loss to Oregon.

Speaking of the Ducks, they fell out of the top 10 following their loss to Utah on Saturday night. They were previously No. 4.

That said, Ohio State continues to lead the way in the Big Ten, which has four other teams ranked in the top 25, including Michigan at No. 6, Michigan State at No. 12, Iowa at No. 17 and Wisconsin at No. 18.

The Buckeyes play the Wolverines this week and could meet the Badgers in the Big Ten Championship if both teams win on Saturday.

The full Associated Press Top 25 poll can be found below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Georgia (62)
  2. Ohio State
  3. Alabama
  4. Cincinnati
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Michigan
  7. Oklahoma State
  8. Ole Miss
  9. Baylor
  10. Oklahoma
  11. Oregon
  12. Michigan State
  13. BYU
  14. Texas A&M
  15. UTSA
  16. Utah
  17. Iowa
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Houston
  20. Pittsburgh
  21. Wake Forst
  22. San Diego State
  23. Louisiana-Lafayette
  24. N.C. State
  25. Arkansas 

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