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Utes Near Top Of Power Ranking Before Oregon Showdown

Nov 17, 2022, 12:52 PM | Updated: 1:35 pm
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Cameron Rising #7 of the Utah Utes acknowledges the crowd after their game agaisnt the Stanford Cardinal at Rice Eccles Stadium November 12, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utes are making an argument for the top spot in the Big-PAC Power Poll ahead of their week 11 matchup with the Oregon Ducks.

On Thursday’s Jake and Ben Show on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone, the University of Utah climbed up to the second spot in the rankings that compare teams from the Big-12, the PAC-12, and BYU.

Despite a late-season bye week, BYU also climbed in the rankings as they prepare to host Utah Tech on Saturday.

BIG-PAC Power Poll: Week 11

  1. Colorado (1-9) lost to USC 55-17 (Last week 23 no movement) 

Next Opponent @ Washington

  1. California (3-7) lost to Oregon State 38-10 (Last week 22 no movement) 

Next Opponent vs. Stanford

  1. Stanford (3-7) lost to Utah 42-7 (Last week 20 dropped 1 spot) 

Next Opponent @ California

  1. Arizona State (3-7) lost to Washington State 28-18 (Last week 18 dropped 2 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Oregon State

  1. Iowa State (4-6) lost to Oklahoma State 20-14 (Last week 17 dropped 2 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Texas Tech

  1. Oklahoma (5-5) lost to West Virginia 23-20 (Last week 15 dropped 3 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Oklahoma State

  1. Arizona (4-6) beat UCLA 34-28 (Last week 19 climbed 2 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Washington State

  1. West Virginia (4-6) beat Oklahoma 23-20 (Last week 21 climbed 5 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Kansas State

  1. Texas Tech (5-5) beat Kansas 43-28 (Last week 16 climbed 1 spot) 

Next Opponent @ Iowa State

  1. Baylor (6-4) lost to Kansas State 31-3 (Last week 9 dropped 5 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. TCU

  1. BYU (5-5) coming off Bye Week (Last week 14 climbed 1 spot) 

Next Opponent vs. Utah Tech

  1. Kansas (6-4) lost to Texas Tech 43-28 (Last week 8 dropped 4 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Texas

  1. Washington State (6-4) beat Arizona State 28-18 (Last week 13 climbed 2 spots)    

Next Opponent @ Arizona

  1. Texas (6-4) lost to TCU 17-10 (Last week 7 dropped 3 spots) 

Next Opponent @ Kansas

  1. Oklahoma St (7-3) beat Iowa State 20-14 (Last week 12 climbed 3 spots)  

Next Opponent @ Oklahoma

  1. Oregon St (7-3) beat California 38-10 (Last week 11 climbed 3 spots) 

Next Opponent @ Arizona State

  1. Kansas State (7-3) beat Baylor 31-3 (Last week 10 climbed 3 spots) 

Next Opponent @ West Virginia

  1. UCLA (8-2) lost to Arizona 34-28 (Last week 3 dropped 3 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. USC

  1. Oregon (8-2) lost to Washington 37-34 (Last week 2 dropped 3 spots)  

Next Opponent vs. Utah

  1. Washington (8-2) beat Oregon 37-34 (Last week 6 climbed 2 spots) 

Next Opponent vs. Colorado

  1. USC (9-1) beat Colorado 55-17 (Last week 5 climbed 2 spots) 

Next Opponent @ UCLA

  1. Utah (8-2) beat Stanford 42-7 (Last week 4 climbed 2 spots) 

Next Opponent @ Oregon

  1. TCU (10-0) beat Texas 17-10 (Last week 1 no movement) 

Next Opponent @ Baylor

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