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Top 25: Billikens Inch Closer to Top Ten

1. Syracuse (22-0) The Cuse followed up their thrilling weekend win over Duke with a trouncing of Notre Dame last night. The Orange play very good defense, and they don’t make many errors. Syracuse is averaging only nine turnovers a game this season. Jim Boeheim’s group is also good at closing out tight contests, having notched eight single-digit wins this ...

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Top 25: Three Unbeatens Remain, SLU Keeps Rising

1. Arizona (20-0) Arizona remained unscathed, having taken care of Colorado last Thursday and edging Utah by nine last night in Tucson. This team has an excellent starting five and two two players coming off the bench who average seven points a game apiece. The Wildcats play good defense, they don’t turn it over a lot, and they have nice ...

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Illini Crack Top 25

1. Arizona (15-0) The Wildcats are coming off a nine-point win against Washington and a 60-25 win over Washington State. (Yes, you read that score correctly.) Arizona is a very balanced team with nice guard play and very good big men. The Wildcats are one of the top shooting teams in the land and one of the best rebounding teams ...

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Updated Top 25: Wild Weekend Shakes Up Top 5

1. Florida State (12-0) The Seminoles  had no issues with the embarrassing Gators on Saturday, cruising to a 37-7 win. Heisman favorite Jameis Winston threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, while receiver Kelvin Benjamin corralled three scores on 212 receiving yards. The Gators recorded, ahem, only 193 total yards. The leash for head coach Will Muschamp will be very ...

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Mizzou Rises Up Charts in Latest Top 25

1. Alabama The Tide had no issues in Lexington, pummeling Kentucky 48-7. Alabama racked up 299 rushing yards and 668 total yards in the contest. T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake each ran for two scores. The Tide’s defense is allowing only 11 points a game, which is good for second in the country. The next three contests are in Tuscaloosa ...

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Updated Top 25 News and Notes

1. Alabama The Crimson Tide invade College Station this weekend in what could be the best game of the year. The Aggies have gotten off to slow starts in their first two contests against cupcakes, but that better not happen again on Saturday if they want to pull the upset. I just don’t see quarterback Johnny Manziel and the A&M ...

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Top 25 News and Notes

1. Alabama The defense and special teams looked darned good. However, the offense rang up only 14 of the Tide’s 35 points in the win over Virginia Tech. ‘Bama’s retooled offensive line had some issues as well. The Tide should be fine going forward, but keep an eye on the O-line. They now have a bye week before a trip ...

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Marty Jenkins’ Top 25

1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. Ohio State 4. Louisville 5. Florida State 6. Stanford 7. South Carolina 8. Georgia 9. Clemson 10. Texas A&M 11. Oklahoma State 12. Notre Dame 13. Texas 14. Oklahoma 15. Florida 16. TCU 17. Nebraska 18. USC 19. UCLA 20. Michigan 21. Ole Miss 22. Northwestern 23. Miami (FL) 24. BYU 25. Baylor

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SEC West Preview

SEC West predicted order of finish: 1. Alabama Crimson Tide Here we are again. It’s yet another season and the Tide are the favorites to win it all once again. It really is incredible what head coach Nick Saban is doing in Tuscaloosa. Many say this year’s squad is the best team he has ever fielded. Let’s start with the ...

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