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2020 AP Top 25 poll Week 9: Oklahoma State drops to No. 14 after first loss

The Cowboys slid down eight spots, but remain the top Big 12 team in the poll.

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Oklahoma State fell eight spots to No. 14 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll after the Cowboys’ first loss of the season.

The Cowboys (4-1, 3-1 Big 12) were upset 41-34 in overtime by Texas on Saturday in Stillwater. It was OSU’s first loss to an unranked opponent during the regular season since the Cowboys were ranked No. 21 and suffered a 45-35 defeat against Texas Tech on Oct. 5, 2019, in Lubbock.

ISU climbed six spots to No. 17 after a 52-22 win at Kansas Jayhawks, while Texas moved into the top 25 again at No. 22. Oklahoma moved up five spots to No. 19 after a 62-28 win at Tech.

OSU will visit Kansas State at 3 p.m. next Saturday in Manhattan. The Wildcats dropped out of the top 25 from No. 20 after a 37-10 loss at West Virginia. K-State (51) and WVU (44) received votes.

Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Georgia remained the top five teams. There will be a change in the top four next week as the Tigers will visit the Irish in South Bend, Indiana.

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 106, Louisiana-Lafayette 101, North Carolina 92, Penn State 87, Tulsa 73, Army 57, Kansas State 51, West Virginia 44, Utah 44, Washington 21, Purdue 15, Virginia Tech 11, San Diego State 8, Arizona State 7, Appalachian State 6, Wake Forest 5, Michigan State 4, California 3