Many AP High 25 groups had the week off however there are nonetheless some huge modifications within the Week 12 AP High 25 within the new faculty soccer rankings.
Can we formally seek advice from Week 11 because the second we realized the faculty soccer season was in hassle? With 15 postponements or cancellations, together with some huge video games between Alabama and LSU, Texas A&M and Tennessee and Ohio State and Maryland, the season limped by way of its eleventh week with some contenders lacking.
Whereas a variety of nice video games had been minimize from the schedule this weekend, we nonetheless received to see a couple of strong matchups and a shootout which may simply get one crew again into the AP High 25.
The weekend began with a Friday evening blowout by Cincinnati over East Carolina that shocked basically nobody however the Bearcats are trying like critical playoff threats.
Saturday started with a battle for the Previous Brass Spittoon which was received by Indiana for the primary time over Michigan State since 2016. The Hoosiers shut the Spartans out and solidified that top-10 rating, beating the Spartans, Michigan and Penn State in the identical yr for the primary time at school historical past.
Oh, and that shootout I used to be speaking about? North Carolina was down 45-24 and pieced collectively a 35-0 run to beat Wake Forest in an thrilling battle. This is likely to be sufficient to get the Tar Heels again within the rankings. Additionally within the ACC at midday was a battle between Miami and Virginia Tech through which the Hurricanes narrowly escaped with a win.
Notre Dame took care of enterprise in a sleepy afternoon slate, placing away former Irish quarterback Phil Jurkovec and Boston School by two touchdowns. The one different ranked groups to see motion within the afternoon had been No. 20 USC, which narrowly escaped Arizona 34-30, and No. 23 Northwestern which took care of Purdue on the street.
Wisconsin took care of Michigan on the street because the Wolverines proceed to search for solutions and Florida held on to beat a well-recognized face in Feleipe Franks and Arkansas.
What would possibly the AP High 25 seem like heading into Sunday?
Week 12 AP High 25 projections
- Notre Dame
- Ohio State
- Texas A&M
- Oklahoma State
- Coastal Carolina
- Iowa State
- North Carolina
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