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Sunday Rankings Roundup- 11/13

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As the day goes on and the rankings begin to be published, I'll update this thread.  The three rankings I'll be looking for are the AP, the Coaches', and the BCS.

The big news so far today is that Baylor is ranked again in the AP Poll, even if it is at 25.  Baylor jumped back into the rankings with the fall of Texas, among others, after their loss to Missouri this weekend.  LSU is the first unanimous AP #1 since Texas in 2008 (before Texas crashed that season, I believe).  The full rankings can be viewed here.

Baylor also moved up in the USA Today Coaches' Poll to second on the "Others Receiving Votes" with 56 points.  The 25th-ranked team, Notre Dame, received 86 points.  Some might say that makes Baylor the 27th-ranked team, a proposition that doesn't really make sense on rankings that only go specifically to 25.

Other Big XII results of note from the Coaches' Poll: OSU at 2 behind LSU, which received all of the first place votes, OU at 5, and Kansas State at 17.  Also interesting is Houston all the way up the rankings at 10 due to their undefeated season.  That's incredible to me because I think there are probably a dozen teams (at least) beneath them that would beat them on a neutral field.  At least.

UPDATE after the jump...

SBNation has their projected BCS standings up in lieu of the actual standings which will be released after the NFL games later today.  The top 15 from that list:

Projected BCS Standings: 1. LSU, 2. Oklahoma State, 3. Alabama, 4. Oregon, 5. Oklahoma, 6. Arkansas, 7. Stanford, 8. Clemson, 9. Boise State, 10. Virginia Tech, 11. Houston, 12. South Carolina, 13. Georgia, 14. Michigan State, 15. Kansas State.

He doesn't go further than 15, but considering Baylor was 25 last week and will get a huge boost with the computer rankings with TCU's win over Boise last night (H/T to our TCU brethren for that), Baylor will likely rise in the rankings while others fall down. 

This doesn't directly relate to rankings or polls, but SBNation also has its bowl projections updated from yesterday's results.  For those that don't want to read, they currently project Baylor for the Insight Bowl against Nebraska.  That game is played in Tempe, Arizona on December 30, and would be a very interesting matchup.

 

Update:  The BCS standings are out and, as Mark predicted, Baylor comes in higher at #22 thanks to the computers rankings.