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Oregon and Boise State remain at top of polls

October 24, 2010 | 10:48 am

Things are going to change in Sunday's second release of the Bowl Championship Series standings because BCS No. 1 Oklahoma lost to Missouri on Saturday night.

But nothing changed in two of the major polls, as Oregon and Boise State remained at Nos. 1 2 in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches' indexes.

The top six positions in both polls, in fact, were the same: Oregon, Boise State, Auburn, Texas Christian, Michigan State and Alabama.

The AP poll has  Missouri at No. 7, followed by Utah, Wisconsin and Ohio State. The coaches poll has Utah at No. 7, followed by Missouri, Wisconsin and Ohio State.

Oklahoma fell from No. 3 to No. 11 in both indexes.

Oregon routed UCLA, 60-13, on Thursday. Boise State had the weekend off and will host Louisiana Tech in a Tuesday night game on ESPN.

The AP poll, which began in 1936, is no longer part of the formula used in the BCS standings but still crowns an independent champion.

Auburn, which defeated Louisiana State on Saturday, moved up two spots to No. 3 in both polls and could be poised to replace Oklahoma as No. 1 in the BCS standings based on strength in the computers.

-- Chris Dufresne