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College football: Polls, Standings, this week’s schedule

         AP Top 25

 

Record  Pts Pv

1. LSU (54) 9-0 1542 1

2. Ohio St. (5) 9-0 1480 3

3. Clemson (3) 10-0 1441 4

4. Alabama 8-1 1312 2

5. Georgia 8-1 1267 6

6. Oregon 8-1 1224 7

7. Minnesota 9-0 1164 13

8. Utah 8-1 1099 8

9. Penn St. 8-1 1003 5

10. Oklahoma 8-1 1000 9

11. Florida 8-2 934 10

12. Baylor 9-0 932 11

13. Auburn 7-2 871 12

14. Michigan 7-2 744 14

15. Wisconsin 7-2 657 16

16. Notre Dame 7-2 593 15

17. Cincinnati 8-1 567 17

18. Memphis 8-1 510 19

19. Boise St. 8-1 371 21

20. SMU 9-1 346 23

21. Navy 7-1 228 25

22. Texas 6-3 199 NR

23. Iowa 6-3 197 18

24. Indiana 7-2 108 NR

25. Oklahoma St. 6-3 77 NR

Others receiving votes: Appalachian St. 73, Kansas St. 67, Texas A&M 42, Wake Forest 38, Louisiana Tech 25, Virginia 12, San Diego St. 7, Iowa St. 4, Virginia Tech 4, Washington 3, Pittsburgh 2, UCF 2, Air Force 2, North Dakota St. 1, Southern Cal 1, Illinois 1.

       Coaches Top 25

Record Pts Pvs

1. LSU (55) 9-0 1591 2

2. Ohio State (5) 9-0 1523 4

3. Clemson (4) 10-0 1491 3

4. Alabama 8-1 1356 1

5. Georgia 8-1 1327 6

6. Oregon 8-1 1269 7

7. Minnesota 9-0 1154 13

8. Oklahoma 8-1 1128 8

9. Utah 8-1 1096 9

10. Baylor 9-0 1028 10

11. Penn State 8-1 942 5

12. Florida 8-2 937 11

13. Auburn 7-2 863 12

14. Michigan 7-2 731 14

15. Wisconsin 7-2 670 16

16. Notre Dame 7-2 659 15

17. Cincinnati 8-1 590 17

18. Memphis 8-1 517 19

19. Boise State 8-1 452 21

20. SMU 9-1 326 23

21. Navy 7-1 249 25

22. Iowa 6-3 187 18

23. Texas 6-3 163 —

24. Appalachian State 8-1 133 —

25. Indiana 7-2 123 —

Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma State 49; Wake Forest 45; Louisiana Tech 43; Kansas State 38; San Diego State 32; Texas A&M 31; Air Force 25; Virginia Tech 17; Virginia 12; Wyoming 1; UL Lafayette 1; Central Florida 1.

    

        Standings

             ACC

Coastal   Overall             ACC

  Virginia 7-3 5-2

  Pittsburgh 6-3 3-2

  Virginia Tech 6-3 3-2

  Miami 6-4 4-3

  North Carolina 4-5 3-3

  Duke 4-5 2-3

  Georgia Tech 2-7 1-5

   Atlantic               Overall     ACC

   Clemson 10-0 7-0

   Wake Forest 7-2 3-2

   Louisville 5-4 3-3

   Florida State 5-5 4-4

   Boston College 5-5 3-4

   NC State 4-5 1-4

   Syracuse 3-6 0-5

                     Saturday’s scores

Virginia Tech 36, Wake Forest 17

Florida State 38, Boston College 31

Virginia 33, Georgia Tech 28

Miami 52, Louisville 27

Clemson 55, N.C. State 10

Notre Dame 38, Duke 7

            Thursday’s games

North Carolina at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

               Saturday, Nov. 16

Alabama State at Florida State, Noon

Wake Forest at Clemson, 3:30 p.m.

Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech, 3:30 p.m.

Syracuse at Duke, 4 p.m.

Louisville at N.C. State, 7:30 p.m.

            

       SEC

East    Overall             SEC

  Georgia 8-1 5-1

  Florida 8-2 5-2

  Tennessee 5-5 3-3

  South Carolina 4-6 3-4

  Missouri 5-4 2-3

  Kentucky 4-5 2-5

  Vanderbilt 2-7 1-5

   West                 Overall     SEC

   LSU 9-0 5-0

   Alabama 8-1 5-1

   Auburn 7-2 4-2

   Texas A&M 6-3 3-2

  Mississippi State 4-5 2-4

   Ole Miss 4-6 2-4

   Arkansas 2-8 0-6

                       Saturday’s scores

   Florida 56, Vanderbilt 0

Western Kentucky 45, Arkansas 19

LSU 46, Alabama 41

Ole Miss 41, New Mexico State 3

Georgia 27, Missouri 0

App. State 20, South Carolina 15

Tennessee 17, Kentucky 13

           Saturday, Nov. 16

Alabama at Mississippi State, Noon (ESPN)

Florida at Missouri, Noon

Georgia at Auburn, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Kentucky at Vanderbilt, 3:30 p.m.

LSU at Ole Miss, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

South Carolina at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m.

       Sun Belt

East   Overall             SBC

   Appalachian St. 8-1 4-1

   Georgia State 6-3 3-2

   Ga. Southern 5-4 3-2

   Troy 4-5 2-3

  Coastal Carolina 4-5 1-4

   West                   Overall                 SBC

   Louisiana 7-2 4-1

   Arkansas State 5-4 3-2

   UL Monroe 4-5 3-2

   Texas State 3-6 2-3

   South Alabama 1-8  0-5

                    Saturday’s games

Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State, 3 p.m.

UL Monroe at Georgia Southern, 3 p.m.

Troy at Texas State, 3 p.m.

Louisiana at South Alabama, 5 p.m.

App. State at  Georgia State, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

                  American

East   Overall             AAC

   Cincinnati 8-1 5-0

   UCF 7-3 4-2

   Temple 6-3 3-2

   South Florida 4-5 2-3

   East Carolina 3-7 0-6

   UConn 2-8 0-6

   West                   Overall                 AAC

   SMU 9-1 5-1

   Navy 7-1 5-1

   Memphis 8-1 4-1

   Tulane 6-3 3-2

   Houston 3-6 1-4

   Tulsa 3-7 1-5

                    Saturday’s games

   Tulane at Temple, Noon (ESPNU)

   Navy at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)

   Memphis at Houston, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

  Cincinnati at South Florida, 7 p.m. (CBSSN)

    

Conference-USA

East   Overall             C-USA

   Florida Atlantic     7-3 5-1

  Marshall 6-3 4-1

  W.  Kentucky 6-4 4-2

  Charlotte 5-5 3-3

   Fla. International  5-5 3-4

   Mid. Tennessee 3-6 2-3

   ODU 1-9 0-6

   West                   Overall                 C-USA

   La. Tech 8-1 5-0

   Southern Miss 6-3 4-1

   UAB 6-3 3-2

   UTSA 4-5 3-2

   North Texas 4-6 3-3

   Rice 0-9 0-5

   UTEP 1-8 0-6

                    Friday’s games

    Louisana Tech at Marshall, 7 p.m. (CBSSN)

                  Saturday’s games

    UTEP at UAB, 1 p.m.

    Rice at Middle Tennessee, 4:30 p.m.

   Southern Miss at UTSA, 6 p.m.

           

SAC

    Overall             SAC

   Lenoir-Rhyne 10-0 7-0

   Wingate 9-1 6-1

   Carson-Newman 7-2 5-2

   Tusculum 5-5 4-3

   Mars Hill 5-5 4-3

   Newberry 4-6 3-4

   Limestone 3-7 2-5

   UVa-Wise 2-8 1-7

   Catawba 1-9 0-7

                          Saturday’s games

Lenoir-Rhyne at Catawba, Noon

UVa-Wise at UNC Pembroke, 1 p.m.

Wingate at Mars Hill, 1 p.m.

Limestone at Newberry, 1 p.m.

Tusculum at Carson-Newman, 1 p.m.

          CIAA

Northern   Overall             CIAA

   Bowie State 10-0 7-0

   Virginia State 8-2 6-1

   Virginia Union 7-3 5-2

   Chowan 3-7 2-5

  Elizabeth City St. 2-8 2-5

   Lincoln 0-10 0-7

   Southern               Overall             CIAA

   Fayetteville State 8-2 6-1

   Shaw 6-4 5-2

   Winston-Salem St. 4-6 3-4

   J.C. Smith 4-6 3-4

   St. Augustine’s 2-8 2-5

   Livingstone 4-6 1-6

                     Satuday’s games

   Bowie State vs. Fayetteville State, 3 p.m.  (CIAA Championship, Salem, Va.)

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