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2020 AP Top 25 poll Week 2: Oklahoma State moves up 4 spots to No. 11

The Cowboys move up the poll thanks to teams from the Big Ten and Pac-12 being removed.

Kansas State v Oklahoma State Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Oklahoma State moved up four spots to No. 11 in the Associated Press’ Top 25 poll Sunday.

OSU was ranked No. 15 and moved up thanks to Big Ten and Pac-12 teams (Ohio State, Penn State, Oregon and Wisconsin) that will not play this fall being removed from the poll.

Clemson remained No. 1, and Alabama rose to No. 2 with Ohio State being removed. Oklahoma leaped Georgia for No. 3 following a 48-0 home victory against Missouri State and the Bulldogs fell to No. 4.

Texas rose six spots from No. 14 to No. 9 after a 59-3 win against UTEP. Five other Big 12 programs received votes: Baylor (146), West Virginia (81), TCU (49), Iowa State (14) and Texas Tech (five).

The Cowboys had their season opener against nonconference foe Tulsa on Saturday postponed to Sept. 19 due to disruptions in preseasons practice for the Golden Hurricane caused by the coronavirus pandemic. OSU and Tulsa will kick off at 11 a.m. at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater.

Others receiving votes: Baylor 146, West Virginia 81, Georgia Tech 69, TCU 49, Virginia 39, Arkansas State 33, SMU 32, Iowa State 14, Mississippi State 14, Boise State 6, South Florida 6, Ole Miss 5, Texas Tech 5, UAB 4, Missouri 3, Air Force 2, Florida State 2, Marshall 2, Houston 1