Cowboys Drop to No. 9 in AP Poll

Following a tough, last-minute loss to Baylor in the Big 12 Championship, Oklahoma State dropped four spots from No. 5 to No. 9 in the latest AP Top 25.

The Cowboys have reached the AP Top 10 in 10 of Mike Gundy’s 17 years at the helm. OSU has been ranked in the Top 15 by the Associated Press in 12 of the last 14 seasons. The Cowboys also fell to No. 9 in the latest AFCA Coaches poll.

Here’s a look at the full ranking.

Rank Team  Record Prev Week
1 Alabama 12-1 4
2 Michigan 12-1 2
3 Georgia 12-1 1
4 Cincinnati 13-0 3
5 Notre Dame 11-1 6
6 Baylor 11-2 9
7 Ohio State 10-2 7
8 Ole Miss 10-2 8
9 Oklahoma State 11-2 5
10 Utah 10-3 14
11 Michigan State 10-2 11
12 Brigham Young 10-2 12
13 Pittsburgh 11-2 17
14 Oklahoma 10-2 13
15 Oregon 10-3 10
16 UL-Lafayette 12-1 20
17 Iowa 10-3 15
18 NC State 9-3 21
19 Clemson 9-3 22
20 Wake Forest 10-3 18
21 Houston 11-2 16
22 Arkansas 8-4 23
23 Texas A&M 8-4 24
24 Texas-San Antonio 12-1 NR
25 Kentucky 9-3 25

Baylor climbed up to No. 6 after the win over OSU and Oklahoma dropped one spot to 14 while watching from home.

Future Big 12 team Cincinnati took care of business — and another future Big 12er in Houston — winning the American Athletic Championship but still dropped a spot to No. 4 thanks to the big win by Alabama. BYU remained at No. 12.

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