AP Top 25: West Virginia up to 7 after 10 ranked teams lose

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No. 7 West Virginia re-entered the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll after another weekend in which the number of ranked teams losing reached double digits.

Unanimous No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Notre Dame remained unchanged, and No. 4 Michigan, No. 5 Georgia and No. 6 Oklahoma each moved up a spot. The Mountaineers surged from No. 12 after beating Texas on a go-ahead 2-point conversion in final minute.

Ten ranked teams lost this weekend, four in games against other ranked teams. Over the last two weeks, 21 ranked teams have lost, the most over a two-week span since the AP poll expanded to 25 in 1989.

Iowa State was ranked for the first time this season, one of five teams to move into the ranking this week.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv
1. Alabama (60) 9-0 1500 1
2. Clemson 9-0 1435 2
3. Notre Dame 9-0 1381 3
4. Michigan 8-1 1304 5
5. Georgia 8-1 1263 6
6. Oklahoma 8-1 1181 7
7. West Virginia 7-1 1065 12
8. Ohio St. 8-1 1025 8
9. LSU 7-2 1020 4
10. Washington St. 8-1 1010 10
11. UCF 8-0 1001 9
12. Kentucky 7-2 780 11
13. Syracuse 7-2 624 22
14. Utah St. 8-1 586 18
15. Texas 6-3 559 15
16. Fresno St. 8-1 506 20
17. Boston College 7-2 490 24
18. Mississippi St. 6-3 486 21
19. Florida 6-3 400 13
20. Washington 7-3 342 NR
21. Penn St. 6-3 278 14
22. NC State 6-2 264 NR
23. Iowa St. 5-3 230 NR
24. Michigan St. 6-3 215 NR
25. Cincinnati 8-1 141 NR
Others receiving votes: Utah 110, Auburn 93, Wisconsin 37, Army 32, UAB 31, Northwestern 28, Iowa 17, Boise St. 15, Purdue 14, Buffalo 11, Oregon 9, San Diego St. 5, Duke 4, Texas A&M 3, Houston 3, Texas Tech 2.