Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week Nine

Oct 24, 2023, 1:13 PM | Updated: Oct 31, 2023, 12:42 pm

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Lincoln Riley head coach of the USC Trojans shouts at the Head Linesman against the University of Utah Utes (Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images)

(Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The college football season is fully underway and that means it’s time for week nine of the Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll.

Each Tuesday on 97.5 the KSL Sports Zone, Jake Scott, Ben Anderson, and Sarah Houssain rank the 26 teams in the Big 12 and PAC-12 throughout the season.

Based on this season’s developments, here’s a look at the week nine reactions for the Big-PAC Power Poll.

Week Nine: Big 12 PAC-12 Power Poll

Week Nine
26 Arizona State 1-6 L Washington 15-7 vs. Washington State 4-3 26
25 Stanford 2-5 L UCLA 42-7 vs. Washington 7-0 23
24 Cincinnati 2-5 L Baylor 32-29 @ Oklahoma State 5-2 25
23 Baylor 3-4 W Cincinnati 32-29 vs. Iowa State 4-3 24
22 California 3-4 BYE vs. USC 6-2 22
21 Colorado 4-3 BYE vs. UCLA 5-2 21
20 Texas Tech 3-5 L BYU 27-14 BYE 18
19 Houston 3-4 L Texas 31-24 @ Kansas State 5-2 20
18 Central Florida 3-4 L Oklahoma 31-29 vs. West Virginia 4-3 19
17 TCU 4-4 L Kansas State 41-3 BYE 16
16 West Virginia 4-3 L Oklahoma State 48-34 @ Central Florida 3-4 14
15 Washington State 4-3 L Oregon 38-24 @ Arizona State 1-6 15
14 Iowa State 4-3 BYE @ Baylor 3-4 13
13 BYU 5-2 W Texas Tech 27-14 @ Texas 6-1 17
12 USC 6-2 L Utah 34-32 @ California 3-4 7
11 Arizona 4-3 BYE vs. Oregon State 6-1 8
10 Oklahoma State 5-2 W West Virginia 48-34 vs. Cincinnati 2-5 9
9 Kansas 5-2 BYE vs. Oklahoma 7-0 11
8 Kansas State 5-2 W TCU 41-3 vs. Houston 3-4 12
7 UCLA 5-2 W Stanford 42-7 vs. Colorado 4-3 10
6 Oregon State 6-1 BYE @ Arizona 4-3 5
5 Utah 6-1 W USC 34-32 vs, Oregon 6-1 6
4 Texas 6-1 W Houston 31-24 vs. BYU 5-2 3
3 Oregon 6-1 W Washington State 38-24 @ Utah 6-1 4
2 Oklahoma 7-0 W Central Florida 31-29 @ Kansas 5-2 2
1 Washington 7-0 W Arizona State 15-7 @ Stanford 2-5 1

Both Washington and Oklahoma barely survived their tests this week against teams ranked towards the bottom of the Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll.

Oregon climbed a spot after beating Washington State, while Texas dropped to fourth after squeaking past Houston.

The Utes climbed to five after their impressive win on the road at USC, while BYU jumped to 13th after righting the ship against Texas Tech.

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Ben Anderson is the Utah Jazz insider for KSL Sports and the co-host of Jake and Ben from 10-12p with Jake Scott on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone. Find Ben on Twitter at @BensHoops or on Instagram @BensHoops.

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Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week Nine