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Utes Earn High Nod In Big-PAC Power Poll Week Nine

Nov 3, 2022, 1:52 PM
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University of Utah football fans celebrate a win (Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY – The shorthanded Utes overcame a slew of injuries and defeated Washington State last Thursday to maintain their top-five spot in week nine the Big-PAC Power Poll.

BYU meanwhile lost its fourth straight game and faces another tough challenge this weekend in Boise State.

Here’s a look at the week nine Big-PAC Power Poll Rankings.

BIG-PAC Power Poll: Week Nine

  1. Colorado (1-7) lost to Arizona State 42-34 (Last week 23) 69

Next Opponent vs. Oregon

  1. California (3-5) lost to Oregon 42-24 (Last week 22) 66

Next Opponent @ USC

  1. Iowa State (3-5) lost to Oklahoma 27-13 (Last week 20) 62 

Next Opponent vs. West Virginia

  1. West Virginia (3-5) lost to TCU 41-31 (Last week 19) 58

Next Opponent @ Iowa State

  1. Stanford (3-5) lost to UCLA 38-13 (Last week 18) 57

Next Opponent vs. Washington State

  1. Arizona (3-5) lost to USC 45-37 (Last week 17) 54

Next Opponent @ Utah

  1. Arizona State (3-5) beat Colorado 42-34 (Last week 21) 53 

Next Opponent vs. UCLA

  1. BYU (4-5) lost to East Carolina 27-24 (Last week 16) 47

Next Opponent @ Boise State 

  1. Oklahoma (5-3) beat Iowa State 27-13 (Last week 15) 44

Next Opponent vs. Baylor

  1. Washington State (4-4) lost to Utah 21-17 (Last week 12) 42   

Next Opponent @ Stanford

  1. Texas Tech (4-4) lost to Baylor 45-17 (Last week 11) 42

Next Opponent @ TCU

  1. Baylor (5-3) beat Texas Tech 45-17 (Last week 14) 36

Next Opponent @ Oklahoma

  1. Kansas (5-3) coming off Bye Week (Last week 13) 33

Next Opponent vs. Oklahoma State

  1. Texas (5-3) coming of Bye Week (Last week 10) 28

Next Opponent @ Kansas State

  1. Oklahoma St (6-2) lost to Kansas State 48-0 (Last week 3) 26 

Next Opponent @ Kansas

  1. Washington (6-2) coming off Bye Week (Last week 9) 25

Next Opponent vs. Oregon State

  1. Oregon St (6-2) coming off Bye Week (Last week 7) 22

Next Opponent @ Washington

  1. Kansas State (6-2) beat Oklahoma State 48-0 (Last week 8) 19 

Next Opponent vs. Texas

  1. USC (7-1) beat Arizona 45-37 (Last week 6) 12

Next Opponent vs. California

  1. Utah (6-2) beat Washinton State 21-17 (Last week 4) 12

Next Opponent vs. Arizona

  1. UCLA (7-1) beat Stanford 38-13 (Last week 5) 12

Next Opponent @ Arizona State

  1. Oregon (7-1) beat California 42-24 (Last week 2) 6 

Next Opponent @ Colorado

  1. TCU (8-0) beat West Virginia 41-31 (Last week 1) 3

Next Opponent vs. Texas Tech

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