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Ohio State, Louisville take over 2-3 in AP poll

Ohio State and Louisville moved up behind No. 1 Alabama in the Associated Press poll after the most surprising Saturday of the season gave the rankings a major makeover.

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Three of the top four (Michigan, Clemson and Washington), five of the top 10 and seven teams overall in last week's rankings lost to unranked opponents.

On Sunday, Alabama was a unanimous No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving all 61 votes. Ohio State is No. 2. Louisville is No. 3, matching its best ranking ever.

No. 4 Michigan and No. 5 Clemson each dropped two spots and No. 7 Washington fell three after losing for the first time. Wisconsin moved up a spot to No. 6.

The only teams that held onto the spots in the Top 25 that they had last week were the only unbeatens left in Division I-A: the top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 14 Western Michigan.

No. 17 Florida State moved up three spots. No. 21 Florida moved up one.

Georgia State: Trent Miles was fired as coach after less than four years on the job. The Panthers are 2-8 this season and 9-38 during Miles' tenure.

GATORS ROMP IN BASKETBALL: Justin Leon scored 17, KeVaughn Allen added 13 and Florida beat Mercer 76-54. Playing in Jacksonville for the second time in three days, the Gators (2-0) made 24 of 30 free throws against the Bears. Devin Robinson added 12 points and nine rebounds for UF.

No. 2 UK 93, Canisius 69: Isaiah Briscoe and De'Aaron Fox each scored a career-high 21, Malik Monk added 16 and the host Wildcats (2-0) pulled away in the second half.

No. 6 UNC 97, Chattanooga 57: Joel Berry scored 18 to pace the Tar Heels (2-0). Kennedy Meeks added 14 points and 12 rebounds for UNC, which has won 15 straight home openers.

WOMEN: Asia Durr and Ciera Johnson scored 18 apiece as No. 5 Louisville (2-0) rolled over visiting Belmont 73-50. … Destiny Slocum scored 15, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough had 14 points and No. 6 Maryland breezed in its opener, 100-44 over visiting UMass-Lowell.

men's SOCCER: USF FALLS IN TITLE GAME: No. 2 seed Tulsa beat top seed and host USF 4-2 on penalty kicks in the final of the American Athletic Conference tournament. The score was tied at 1 after two extra periods.

Ohio State, Louisville take over 2-3 in AP poll 11/13/16 [Last modified: Sunday, November 13, 2016 11:09pm]
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