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Michigan State’s furious finish wasn’t enough to budge in the national polls.

Michigan State (7-0) remained No. 4 in the coaches poll, and No. 7 in the Top 25 for the second straight week after Saturday’s 27-23 victory over Michigan. The Wolverines (5-2), meanwhile, dropped three spots in each — to No. 15, tied with Texas A&M, in the AP, and No. 17 in the coaches poll, tied with Memphis.

Ohio State remained No. 1 in both polls. For the second straight week, six teams received first-place votes in the media poll, led by the Buckeyes with 28. No. 2 Baylor has 12, No. 3 Utah received 16, No. 4 TCU got three and No. 5 LSU and No. 6 Clemson each have one.

Utah and LSU each edged ahead one spot after home victories on Saturday.

Pittsburgh (5-1), coached by former Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi, entered the AP poll at No. 25.

Associated Press Top 25

1. Ohio State (28 first-place votes), 7-0, 1,428 points, No. 1 last week

2. Baylor (12), 6-0, 1,416, 2

3. Utah (16), 6-0, 1,362, 4

4. TCU (3), 7-0, 1,338, 3

5. LSU (1), 6-0, 1,306, 6

6. Clemson (1), 6-0, 1,252, 5

7. Michigan State, 7-0, 1,202, 7

8. Alabama, 6-1, 1,133, 10

9. Florida State, 6-0, 1,041, 11

10. Stanford, 5-1, 917, 15

11. Notre Dame, 6-1, 898, 14

12. Iowa, 7-0, 820, 17

13. Florida, 6-1, 785, 8

14. Oklahoma State, 6-0, 735, 16

15. Michigan, 5-2, 614, 12

15. Texas A&M, 5-1, 614, 9

17. Oklahoma, 5-1, 565, 19

18. Memphis, 6-0, 554, NR

19. Toledo, 6-0, 346, 22

20. California, 5-1, 337, 23

21. Houston, 6-0, 318, 24

22. Temple, 6-0, 217, NR

23. Duke, 5-1, 211, 25

24. Mississippi, 5-2, 158, 13

25. Pittsburgh, 5-1, 73, NR

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 63, BYU 21, UCLA 18, North Carolina 17, Texas Tech 14, Georgia 12, Western Kentucky 11, Arizona State 10, Wisconsin 8, Utah State 7, Northwestern 4.

Coaches poll

1. Ohio State (45 first-place votes), 7-0, 1,547 points, No. 1 last week

2. Baylor (12), 6-0, 1,488, 2

3. TCU (4), 7-0, 1,417, 3

4. Michigan State, 7-0, 1,334, 4

5. LSU (1), 6-0, 1,324, 5

6. Clemson, 6-0, 1,271, 6

7. Utah (1), 6-0, 1,258, 7

8. Alabama, 6-1, 1,123, 9

9. Florida State, 6-0, 1,111, 8

10. Notre Dame, 6-1, 924, 13

11. Stanford, 5-1, 898, 16

12. Oklahoma State, 6-0, 839, 15

13. Iowa, 7-0, 833, 17

14. Florida, 6-1, 751, 11

15. Oklahoma, 5-1, 665, 19

16. Texas A&M, 5-1, 623, 10

17. Memphis, 6-0, 544, 22

17. Michigan. 5-2, 544, 14

19. California, 5-1, 370, 23

20. Toledo, 6-0, 322, 25

21. Duke, 5-1, 305, 24

22. Houston, 6-0, 289, NR

23. Mississippi, 5-2, 201, 12

24. Temple, 6-0, 163, NR

25. Georgia, 5-2, 95, NR

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 38; Wisconsin 37; Pittsburgh 32; North Carolina 30; UCLA 30; Texas Tech 14; Brigham Young 9; Navy 9; Illinois 5; Oregon 5; Utah State 5; Washington State 5; Western Kentucky 5; Northwestern 4; Marshall 3; Arizona 2; Boise State 2; Bowling Green 1.

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