Nov 23, 2015

Week 12 Poll Breakdown: SEC & Big Ten

With Michigan State’s victory over Ohio State, Iowa is now the lone undefeated Big Ten team. The Hawkeyes rose to third in both polls. Despite the loss, the Buckeyes are still ranked eighth in both polls. In the AP top-25, Ole Miss and Mississippi State found themselves back in the rankings at 19 and 23, respectively.

Associated Press Top 25. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue.

Rank

Team

Record

PV Rank

1

Clemson

11-0

1

2

Alabama

10-1

3 (+1)

3

Iowa

11-0

6 (+3)

4

Notre Dame

10-1

5

5

Oklahoma

10-1

7

6

Michigan State

10-1

9 (+3)

7

Baylor

9-1

10

8

Ohio State

10-1

2 (-6)

9

Oklahoma State

10-1

4

10

Florida

10-1

8 (-2)

11

North Carolina

10-1

12

12

Michigan

9-2

14 (+2)

13

Stanford

9-2

15

14

Florida State

9-2

16

15

TCU

9-2

11

16

Navy

9-1

19

17

Northwestern

9-2

20 (+3)

18

Oregon

8-3

23

19

Ole Miss

8-3

25 (+6)

20

Washington State

8-3

24

21

Houston

10-1

13

22

UCLA

8-3

30

23

Mississippi State

8-3

29 (+6)

24

Toledo

9-1

26

25

Temple

9-2

32

 

Also Receiving Votes – LSU (33), Texas A&M (27), Wisconsin (21), Arkansas (7), Georgia (5), Tennessee (2)

The Amway Coaches Poll. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue. 

Rank

Team

Record

PV Rank

1

Clemson

11-0

1

2

Alabama

10-1

3 (+1)

3

Iowa

11-0

6 (+3)

4

Notre Dame

10-1

5

5

Oklahoma

10-1

7

6

Michigan State

10-1

9 (+3)

7

Baylor

9-1

10

8

Ohio State

10-1

2 (-6)

9

Florida

10-1

8 (-1)

10

Oklahoma State

10-1

4

11

North Carolina

10-1

12

T-12

Stanford

9-2

15

T-12

Michigan

9-2

13 (+1)

14

Florida State

9-2

16

15

Navy

9-1

19

16

TCU

9-2

11

17

Northwestern

9-2

21 (+4)

18

Oregon

8-3

22

19

Ole Miss

8-3

25 (+6)

20

Washington State

8-3

23

21

Houston

10-1

14

22

Mississippi State

8-3

25 (+3)

23

UCLA

8-3

27

24

Temple

9-2

33

25

Utah

8-3

18

 

Also Receiving Votes – LSU (82), Wisconsin (58), Texas A&M (54), Georgia (34), Arkansas (7)

Here’s a closer look at our partner conferences, the Big Ten and the SEC:

Playoff Contenders (anyone ranked in the top 12) – Alabama (SEC); Iowa (Big Ten); Michigan State (Big Ten); Ohio State (Big Ten); Florida (SEC); Michigan (Big Ten)

Potential Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Teams* – Ohio State, Florida, Michigan, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, LSU, Wisconsin, Texas A&M, Georgia, Arkansas, Tennessee

* Based on available teams if the season ended today; doesn’t account for eligible contenders that don’t currently receive votes in either poll.

Biggest Change – Ole Miss (+6 AP, Coaches); Mississippi State (+6 AP, +3 Coaches); Ohio State (-7 AP, -6 Coaches)

Newcomers – Mississippi State (AP only)

Dropped Out – LSU, Wisconsin

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