Michigan up to No. 2 in AP poll adopted by Cincy

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Michigan jumped to No. 2 in the Linked Press college soccer poll Sunday, and Oklahoma Verbalize joined the head five for the vital time since 2015.

Georgia became a unanimous No. 1 within the AP Top 25 for the eighth consecutive week. For the fourth straight week, there is a a range of No. 2 team within the serve of the Bulldogs.

Michigan has its most sensible in all probability ranking because it peaked at No. 2 in 2016. The Wolverines moved up four spots after emphatically beating Ohio Verbalize on Saturday to destroy an eight-game losing rush within the competition.

Cincinnati moved up to No. 3, flip-flopping with Alabama at No. 4. The Crimson Tide slipped after beating Auburn in quadruple time previous law.

Oklahoma Verbalize moved up two spots after beating Oklahoma for the vital time since 2014. The Sooners fell three locations to No. 13.

Notre Dame dropped a jabber to No. 6, and Ohio Verbalize tumbled five spots to No. 7 a week after it peaked at 2nd final week.

The week sooner than the Buckeyes were No. 2, Alabama held that jabber. The Crimson Tide had replaced Cincinnati the week sooner than.

Ole Leave out, Baylor and Oregon rounded out the head 10.


The longest rush of weeks as unanimous No. 1 became Alabama’s bustle of nine in 2018.

There are two polls left this season, after subsequent week’s championship games and then after the Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide title is evident on Jan. 10.

If Georgia can beat Alabama within the SEC title game subsequent weekend and construct a bustle during the playoff, it would possibly well possibly presumably presumably also destroy Alabama’s file.

But one thing to occupy in mind for the Bulldogs: Alabama’s bustle of unanimous No. 1 rankings led to a nationwide championship game loss to Clemson, and the Crimson Tide performed No. 2.


  • No. 22 Clemson (9-3) is serve within the Top 25 after falling out after the final weekend of September. The Tigers like climbed serve, winning seven of their final eight games.

  • No. 25 Kentucky returns after routing rival Louisville on Saturday. The Wildcats had a bustle of five weeks within the rankings.


  • Wisconsin dropped out after its seven-game winning rush became snapped by Minnesota.

  • UTSA tumbled out of the rankings after its first loss of the season. The Roadrunners were thumped by North Texas on Saturday to total their unbeaten standard season, but they’ll unexcited host the Convention USA title game subsequent week.


SEC: 6 (Nos. 1, 4, 8, 23, 24, 25)

ACC: 4 (Nos. 17, 18, 21, 22)

Mountainous Ten: 4 (Nos. 2, 7, 11, 15)

Mountainous 12: 3 (Nos. 5, 9, 13)

American: 2 (Nos. 3, 16)

Pac-12: 2 (Nos. 10, 14)

Mountain West: 1 (No. 19)

Solar Belt: 1 (No. 20)

Independents: 2 (Nos. 6, 12)


No. 1 Georgia vs. No. 4 Alabama, SEC championship.

No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 15 Iowa, Mountainous Ten championship.

No. 3 Cincinnati vs. No. 16 Houston, American Athletic Convention championship.

No. 5 Oklahoma Verbalize vs. No. 9 Baylor, Mountainous 12 championship.

No. 10 Oregon vs. No. 14 Utah, Pac-12 championship.

No. 17 Pitt vs. No. 18 Wake Forest, ACC championship.

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