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Alabama moves up to #2 in BCS standings

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The Alabama Crimson Tide moved up to #2 in this week's BCS standings, up from fourth place in last week's rankings.

The ranking was announced Sunday night on ESPN. The BCS ranking at the end of the season determines which two teams will play for the national championship at the Discover BCS National Championship Game in Miami, FL, on Jan. 7, 2013.

Here is this week's BCS top 10 rankings:

 

1) Notre Dame  0.9973

2) Alabama  0.9333

3) Georgia  0.8763

4) Florida  0.8434

5) Oregon  0.8318

6) Kansas State

7) LSU

8) Stanford

9) Texas A&M

10) Florida State


 


The BCS rankings are determined by computer rankings, the AP Poll, and the USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those three are equally weighted in the BCS rankings.

Earlier Sunday, the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls were released. The following shows the team ranking:

AP Top 25 for Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

1) Notre Dame
2) Alabama
3) Georgia
4) Ohio State
5) Oregon
6) Florida
7) Kansas State
8) LSU
9) Texas A&M
10) Florida State
11) Stanford
12) Clemson
13) South Carolina
14) Oklahoma
15) UCLA
16) Oregon State
17) Nebraska
18) Texas
19) Louisville
20) Michigan
21) Rutgers
22) Oklahoma State
23) Kent State
24) Northern Illinois
25) Mississippi State
25) Utah State



USA Today Coaches' Top 25 for Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

 

1) Notre Dame

2) Alabama

3) Georgia

4) Oregon

5) Florida State

6) Florida

7) LSU

8) Kansas State

9) Clemson

10) Texas A&M

11) Stanford

12) South Carolina

13) Oklahoma

14) Nebraska

15) Texas

16) UCLA

17) Oregon State

18) Louisville

19) Rutgers

20) Michigan

21) Oklahoma State

22) Boise State

23) Northern Illinois

24) Mississippi State

25) Kent State

 

 

Copyright 2012 WBRC. All rights reserved.

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