How Top 50 Teams Fared: Nov. 28 Update

HOW THE TOP 50 FBS TEAMS FARED IN WEEK 13

The Top 50 Football Bowls Subdivision college teams in Week 13. Ranking is based on polls (Associated Press media / USA Today-American Football Coaches Association / National Football Foundation-Football Writers Association of America) and independent criteria:

1. ALABAMA (12-0, 8-0 SEC West) (1/1/1) beat No. 16 Auburn (8-4, 5-3 SEC West) Saturday, 30-12. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 13 Florida (8-3, 6-2 SEC East) in SEC Championship Game at Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome), 4 p.m. (CBS).

2. OHIO STATE (11-1, 8-1 Big Ten East) (2/2/2) beat No. 3 Michigan (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten East) Saturday, 30-27 (2OT). Next game: Bowl.

3. MICHIGAN (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten East) (4/4/3) lost at No. 2 Ohio State (11-1, 8-1 Big Ten East) Saturday, 30-27 (2OT). Next game: Bowl.

4. CLEMSON (11-1, 7-1 ACC Atlantic) (5/5/5) beat South Carolina (6-6, 3-5 SEC East) Saturday, 56-7. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 25 Virginia Tech (9-3, 6-2 ACC Coastal) in Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game at Orlando, Fla. (Camping World Stadium), 8 p.m. (ABC).

5. WASHINGTON (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12 North) (7/7/7) won at No. 33 Washington State (8-4, 7-2 Pac-12 North) Friday, 45-17. Next game: Friday, Dec. 2 vs. No. 9 Colorado (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12 South) in Pacific-12 Championship Game at Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi’s Stadium), 9:30 p.m. (FOX).

6. WISCONSIN (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten West) (6/6/6) beat No. 35 Minnesota (8-4, 5-4 Big Ten West) Saturday, 31-17. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 7 Penn State (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten East) in Big Ten Championship Game at Indianapolis, Ind. (Lucas Oil Stadium), 8 p.m. (FOX).

7. OKLAHOMA (9-2, 8-0 Big 12) (8/8/9) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 10 Oklahoma State (9-2, 7-1 Big 12), 12:30 p.m. (FOX).

8. PENN STATE (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten East) (9/10/18) beat Michigan State (3-9, 1-8 Big Ten East) Saturday, 45-12. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 6 Wisconsin (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten West) in Big Ten Championship Game at Indianapolis, Ind. (Lucas Oil Stadium), 8 p.m. (FOX).

9. COLORADO (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12 South) (12/12/11t) beat No. 21 Utah (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 27-22. Next game: Friday, Dec. 2 vs. No. 5 Washington (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12 North) in Pacific-12 Conference Championship Game at Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi’s Stadium), 9:30 p.m. (FOX).

10. OKLAHOMA STATE (9-2, 7-1 Big 12) (13/13/13) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at No. 7 Oklahoma (9-2, 8-0 Big 12), 12:30 p.m. (FOX).

11. LOUISVILLE (9-3, 7-2 ACC Atlantic) (3/3/4) lost to Kentucky (7-5, 4-4 SEC East) Saturday, 41-38. Next game: Bowl.

12. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (9-3, 7-2 Pac-12 South) (15/19/14) beat Notre Dame (4-8 Independent) Saturday, 45-27. Next game: Bowl.

13. FLORIDA (8-3, 6-2 SEC East) (21/18/23) lost at No. 14 Florida State (9-3, 5-3 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 31-13. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0) in SEC Championship Game at Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome), 4 p.m. (CBS).

14. FLORIDA STATE (9-3, 5-3 ACC Atlantic) (17/15/20) beat No. 13 Florida (8-3, 6-2 SEC East) Saturday, 31-13. Next game: Bowl.

15. WESTERN MICHIGAN (12-0, 8-0 MAC West) (14/21/16t) beat No. 42 Toledo (9-3, 6-2 MAC West) Friday, 55-35. Next game: Friday, Dec. 2 vs. No. 44 Ohio (8-4, 6-2 MAC East) in MAC Championship Game at Detroit, Mich. (Ford Field), 7 p.m. (ESPN2).

16. AUBURN (8-4, 5-3 SEC West) (18/16/16t) lost at No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC West) Saturday, 30-12. Next game: Bowl.

17. HOUSTON (9-3, 5-3 American West) (26/26/nr) lost at No. 49 Memphis (8-4, 5-3 American West) Friday, 48-44. Next game: Bowl.

18. NEBRASKA (9-3, 6-3 Big Ten West) (19/17/18) lost at No. 29 Iowa (8-4, 6-3 Big Ten West) Friday, 40-10. Next game: Bowl.

19. WEST VIRGINIA (9-2, 6-2 Big 12) (10/9/10) won at Iowa State (3-9, 2-7 Big 12) Saturday, 49-19. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. Baylor (6-5, 3-5 Big 12), 3:30 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

20. BOISE STATE (10-2, 6-2 MW Mountain) (22/23/22) lost at No. 45 Air Force (9-3, 5-3 MW Mountain) Friday, 27-20. Next game: Bowl.

21. UTAH (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12 South) (11/11/11t) lost at No. 9 Colorado (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 27-22. Next game: Bowl.

22. TEXAS A&M (8-4, 4-4 SEC West) (23/22/21) lost to No. 30 Louisiana State (7-4, 5-3 SEC West) Thursday, 54-39. Next game: Bowl.

23. TENNESSEE (8-4, 4-4 SEC East) (29/31/24t) lost at Vanderbilt (6-6, 3-5 SEC East) Saturday, 45-34. Next game: Bowl.

24. NAVY (9-2, 7-1 American West) (30/27t/nr) won at Southern Methodist (5-7, 3-5 American West) Saturday, 75-31. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 26 Temple (9-3, 7-1 American East) in American Athletic Conference Championship Game, 12 p.m. (ABC).

25. VIRGINIA TECH (9-3, 6-2 ACC Coastal) (28/29/nr) beat Virginia (2-10, 1-7 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 52-10. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 4 Clemson (11-1, 7-1 ACC Atlantic) in Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game at Orlando, Fla. (Camping World Stadium), 8 p.m. (ABC).

26. TEMPLE (9-3, 7-1 American East) (nr/nr/nr) beat East Carolina (3-9, 1-7 American East) Saturday, 37-10. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at No. 24 Navy (9-2, 7-1 American West) in American Athletic Conference Championship Game, 12 p.m. (ABC) or Bowl.

27. SOUTH FLORIDA (10-2, 7-1 American East) (34/27t/nr) beat UCF (6-6, 4-4 American East) Saturday, 48-31. Next game: Bowl.

28. NORTH CAROLINA (8-4, 5-3 ACC Coastal) (27/24/nr) lost to North Carolina State (6-6, 3-5 ACC Atlantic) Friday, 28-21. Next game: Bowl.

29. IOWA (8-4, 6-3 Big Ten West) (36/37/nr) beat No. 18 Nebraska (9-3, 6-3 Big Ten West) Friday, 40-10. Next game: Bowl.

30. LOUISIANA STATE (7-4, 5-3 SEC West) (16/14/15) won at No. 22 Texas A&M (8-4, 4-4 SEC West) Thursday, 54-39. Next game: Bowl.

31. STANFORD (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12 North) (31/32/nr) beat Rice (3-9, 2-6 C-USA West) Saturday, 41-17. Next game: Bowl.

32. PITTSBURGH (8-4, 5-3 ACC Coastal) (33/33/24t) beat Syracuse (4-8, 2-6 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 76-61. Next game: Bowl.

33. WASHINGTON STATE (8-4, 7-2 Pac-12 North) (20/20/19) lost to No. 5 Washington (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12 North) Friday, 45-17. Next game: Bowl.

34. ARKANSAS (7-5, 3-5 SEC West) (35/34/nr) lost at Missouri (4-8, 2-6 SEC East) Friday, 28-24. Next game: Bowl.

35. MINNESOTA (8-4, 5-4 Big Ten West) (38/nr/nr) lost at No. 6 Wisconsin (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten West) Saturday, 31-17. Next game: Bowl.

36. WYOMING (8-4, 6-2 MW Mountain) (nr/nr/nr) lost at New Mexico (8-4, 6-2 MW Mountain) Saturday, 56-35. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 40 San Diego State (9-2, 6-1 MW West) in Mountain West Conference Championship Game, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN).

37. MIAMI, FLA. (8-4, 5-3 ACC Coastal) (nr/nr/nr) beat Duke (4-8, 1-7 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 40-21. Next game: Bowl.

38. TULSA (9-3, 6-2 American West) (nr/36t/nr) beat Cincinnati (4-8, 1-7 American East) Friday, 40-37 (OT). Next game: Bowl.

39. TROY (9-2, 6-1 Sun Belt) (25/30/nr) won at Texas State (2-9, 0-7 Sun Belt) Saturday, 40-7. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at Georgia Southern (4-7, 2-3 Sun Belt), 12 p.m. (ESPN2).

40. SAN DIEGO STATE (9-3, 6-2 MW West) (24/25/nr) lost to Colorado State (7-5, 5-3 MW Mountain) Saturday, 63-31. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at No. 36 Wyoming (8-4, 6-2 MW Mountain) in Mountain West Conference Championship Game, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN).

41. LOUISIANA TECH (8-4, 6-2 C-USA West) (nr/nr/nr) lost at Southern Mississippi (6-6, 4-4 C-USA West) Friday, 39-24. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at Western Kentucky (9-3, 7-1 C-USA East) in Conference USA Championship Game, 12 p.m. (ESPN).

42. TOLEDO (9-3, 6-2 MAC West) (nr/35/nr) lost at No. 15 Western Michigan (12-0, 8-0 MAC West) Friday, 55-35. Next game: Bowl.

43. BRIGHAM YOUNG (8-4 Independent) (nr/nr/nr) beat Utah State (3-9, 1-7 MW Mountain) Saturday, 28-10. Next game: Bowl.

44. OHIO (8-4, 6-2 MAC East) (nr/nr/nr) beat Akron (5-7, 3-5 MAC East) Tuesday, 9-3. Friday, Dec. 2 vs. No. 15 Western Michigan (12-0, 8-0 MAC West) in MAC Championship Game at Detroit, Mich. (Ford Field), 7 p.m. (ESPN2).

45. AIR FORCE (9-3, 5-3 MW Mountain) (nr/nr/nr) beat No. 20 Boise State (10-2, 6-2 MW Mountain) Friday, 27-20. Next game: Bowl.

46. KANSAS STATE (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) (nr/nr/nr) beat Kansas (2-10, 1-8 Big 12) Saturday, 34-19. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at Texas Christian (6-5, 4-4 Big 12), 12 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

47. WESTERN KENTUCKY (9-3, 7-1 C-USA East) (32/nr/nr) won at Marshall (3-9, 2-6 C-USA) Saturday, 60-6. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4, 6-2 C-USA West) in Conference USA Championship Game, 12 p.m. (ESPN).

48. APPALACHIAN STATE (9-3, 7-1 Sun Belt) (nr/nr/nr) won at New Mexico State (3-8, 2-5 Sun Belt) Saturday, 37-7. Next game: Bowl.

49. MEMPHIS (8-4, 5-3 American West) (nr/nr/nr) beat No. 17 Houston (9-3, 5-3 American West) Friday, 48-44. Next game: Bowl.

50. ARMY (6-5 Independent) (nr/nr/nr) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 10 vs. No. 24 Navy (9-2, 7-1 American West) at Baltimore, Md. (M&T Bank Stadium), 3 p.m. (CBS).

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