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Despite win, ‘Noles slip while Gators tumble in AP Top 25

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Despite pulling out a 24-20 victory on the road at North Carolina State, the Florida State Seminoles dropped a position in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. The Florida Gators fell much further after their 31-10 loss at Arkansas. The Seminoles come in at No. 20 this week after starting the week 19th. They have taken some significant drops after losses, but this is the first time they lost ground after a win. LSU, who fell from 15th to 19th…

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Florida’s big three make AP Top 25

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All of Florida’s big three now sit within the Associated Press Top 25 poll released on Sunday. Florida State moved up to the No. 2 spot behind top-ranked Alabama, while Florida comes in at No. 23 and Miami at 25. Clemson’s second consecutive unimpressive performance against an unranked team caused them to drop three positions to the fifth slot. Arch rivals Ohio State and Michigan climbed to the third and fourth spots, respectively. Florida is back in the Top 25 after thoroughly…

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Jayhawks, Spartans top AP Top 25 poll

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Heading into the final week of college basketball’s regular season, some of the programs known for annual strong finishes are doing just that. The Kansas Jayhawks hold the top spot in the AP Top 25 poll released on Monday, followed by the Michigan State Spartans. Both teams are playing their best basketball of the season. Kansas won their 12th consecutive Big 12 title over the week. This one is special if for no other reason than the strength of teams…

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Teams begin final push leading to Selection Sunday

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Selection Sunday is less than three weeks away. As the teams begin the stretch run leading toward March Madness, who is looking forward to a high seed, just making the 68-team tournament or making NIT plans? The AP Top 25 poll announced on Monday has Villanova in the top spot for the second straight week. Kansas came in the second spot, while the ACC’s Virginia Cavaliers tied with Oklahoma for third. Xavier moved up three spots to claim the fifth…

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Oklahoma a unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll

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The Oklahoma Sooners climbed to the top of the AP Top 25 Men’s College Basketball poll for the first time since 1990. While former No. 1 Kansas fell at No. 6 West Virginia, Oklahoma (15-1) managed to avoid upsets twice, edging both Oklahoma State and West Virginia at home by two points over the past week. There is no controversy. The Sooners received all 65 first place votes. North Carolina (16-2) moved up to the No. 2 position after remaining…

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Clemson tops AP Top 25; FSU up to 10, UF down to 18

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The Clemson Tigers tightened their hold on the top spot in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll. Alabama, Oklahoma, Iowa and Michigan State round out the top 5. Clemson earned 53 of the 61 first place votes with the Crimson Tide collecting the other eight. After Florida State’s 27-2 victory over Florida, the Seminoles moved into the 10th position. The Gators dropped from No. 10 to No. 18. Oklahoma’s rise coincides with its climb in the playoff rankings. The…

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FSU tumbles in AP Top 25; Gators climb while idle

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Florida State’s shocking 22-16 loss to Georgia Tech cost the Seminoles 8 spots in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. FSU dropped to No. 17 following the loss in which the offense again struggled. The Seminoles will try to start the climb back up the rankings on Saturday when Syracuse comes to Doak Campbell Stadium. The following Saturday, they travel to play Clemson, now ranked Number 3 after the Tigers’ historic 58-0 wipeout of Miami. The Florida Gators picked up…

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