Utah Cracks Top 10 In Latest AP Poll; BYU Receives Votes
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Utah is now ranked in the top 10 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Poll.
They moved up one spot from No. 11 to No. 10 after their 31-0 win over Idaho State.
It’s the earliest top 10 ranking in the poll. The previous time that the Utes were ranked in the top 10 this early was on September 27, 2015.
The BYU Cougars received 12 votes after their upset victory over USC.
Utah moved past Michigan, who had a bye this past week. USC dropped out of the rankings with their overtime loss to BYU, while California and Arizona State jumped into the poll with 3-0 records.
Oregon dropped one spot from 15 to No. 16 despite their dominating win over Montana on Saturday. They are the second highest ranked team in the Pac-12. Washington State moved up one spot to No. 19 following their Friday night win over Houston.
The Washington Huskies moved up one slot as well to No. 22 after their big win over Hawaii. They will travel to Provo to face the BYU Cougars on Saturday.
The Pac-12 now has six teams in the AP Top 25 Poll. Here is the rest of the rankings:
- Ohio State
- Notre Dame
- Penn State
- Wisconsin (technically tied with Penn State for No. 13)
- Texas A&M
- Washington State
- Boise State
- Arizona State
Others receiving votes:
Kansas State (91), Oklahoma State (51), Army (50), Michigan State (37), Memphis (26), Wake Forest (14), BYU (12), Iowa State (7), Temple (7), Mississippi State (4), Appalachian State (2), Minnesota (1).