Ducks No. 2, Beavers 18 in AP poll

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PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Wide receiver Markus Wheaton #2 and running back Storm Woods #24 of the Oregon State Beavers celebrate after Wheaton's 42 yard touchdown catch in the end zone of the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on September 22, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on September 24, 2012 at 5:44 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 24 at 9:38 AM

NEW YORK — Oregon has slipped past LSU to No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 polll and the USA Today poll behind Alabama after the Ducks rolled to a victory and the Tigers struggled to remain unbeaten.

Oregon State earned the No. 18 spot in the AP poll and 21 in the USA Today poll with a 27-20 victory over UCLA.

Oregon routed Arizona 49-0 on Saturday night in Eugene. No. 3 LSU hung on to win at Auburn 12-10.

Florida State remained No. 4 after its 49-37 victory against Clemson, and Georgia held steady at No. 5. No. 6 South Carolina gives the Southeastern Conference four of the top six teams in the nation.

Alabama got 59 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel, with LSU receiving the other.

Kansas State moved up eight spots to No. 7 after beating Oklahoma 24-19, the Wildcats' best ranking since September 2006.

The Sooners dropped from sixth to 16th.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 22, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record;Pts;Pv

1. Alabama (59);4-0;1,499;1

2. Oregon Ducks;4-0;1,414;3

3. LSU (1);4-0;1,346;2

4. Florida St.;4-0;1,340;4

5. Georgia;4-0;1,245;5

6. South Carolina;4-0;1,147;7

7. Kansas St.;4-0;1,067;15

8. Stanford;3-0;1,055;9

9. West Virginia;3-0;1,045;8

10. Notre Dame;4-0;1,003;11

11. Florida;4-0;864;14

12. Texas;3-0;856;12

13. Southern Cal;3-1;801;13

14. Ohio St.;4-0;633;16

15. TCU;3-0;616;17

16. Oklahoma;2-1;611;6

17. Clemson;3-1;588;10

18. Oregon State.;2-0;451;NR

19. Louisville;4-0;414;20

20. Michigan St.;3-1;348;21

21. Mississippi St.;4-0;246;23

22. Nebraska;3-1;179;25

23. Rutgers;4-0;128;NR

24. Boise St.;2-1;114;24

25. Baylor;3-0;92;NR

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 89, UCLA 79, Michigan 44, Ohio 40, Virginia Tech 26, Arizona 17, Iowa St. 16, Wisconsin 13, Oklahoma St. 12, Texas A&M 11, Cincinnati 10, Tennessee 10, Texas Tech 10, Arizona St. 8, Louisiana Tech 7, Purdue 5, Miami 1.

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