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West Virginia's Alric Arnett, top, and Noel Devine celebrate a Mountaineers score during Friday night's win over Pittsburgh. West Virginia returned to the Top 25 in both major polls and in the Bowl Championship Series after upsetting the Panthers.

The WVU Mountaineers returned to college football’s Top 25 on Sunday and Virginia Tech climbed to No. 11 after victories over traditional rivals last weekend. The Hokies are 12th in the BCS standings and West Virginia is 23rd; Florida remains first, Alabama second and Texas third.

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The AP Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 28, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Florida (46) 12-0 1,483 1

2. Alabama (7) 12-0 1,416 2

3. Texas (7) 12-0 1,414 3

4. TCU 12-0 1,316 4

5. Cincinnati 11-0 1,249 5

6. Boise St. 12-0 1,216 6

7. Oregon 9-2 1,104 10

8. Ohio St. 10-2 1,103 9

9. Iowa 10-2 920 13

10. Penn St. 10-2 897 12

11. Virginia Tech 9-3 860 14

12. Georgia Tech 10-2 820 7

13. Oregon St. 8-3 719 16

14. Pittsburgh 9-2 642 8

15. LSU 9-3 614 17

16. BYU 10-2 610 18

17. Miami 9-3 572 19

18. Houston 10-2 400 25

19. California 8-3 398 21

20. Southern Cal 8-3 365 24

21. Nebraska 9-3 289 —

22. Oklahoma St. 9-3 269 11

23. Stanford 8-4 266 —

24. West Virginia 8-3 225 —

25. Clemson 8-4 87 15

Others receiving votes: Utah 84, Wisconsin 41, Texas Tech 21, Arizona 20, Mississippi 20, Northwestern 18, Cent. Michigan 14, North Carolina 8, Tennessee 6, Oklahoma 5, Rutgers 4, East Carolina 3, Missouri 2.

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USA Today Poll

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Florida (53) 12-0 1,468 1

2. Texas (3) 12-0 1,394 2

3. Alabama (3) 12-0 1,380 3

4. TCU 12-0 1,285 4

5. Cincinnati 11-0 1,231 5

6. Boise State 12-0 1,197 6

7. Ohio State 10-2 1,104 8

8. Oregon 9-2 1,061 10

9. Penn State 10-2 975 11

10. Iowa 10-2 889 13

11. Virginia Tech 9-3 831 14

12. Georgia Tech 10-2 774 7

13. Brigham Young 10-2 680 15

14. LSU 9-3 674 17

15. Pittsburgh 9-2 631 9

16. Oregon State 8-3 607 18

17. Miami (Fla.) 9-3 509 21

18. Houston 10-2 473 20

19. Southern California 8-3 361 22

20. Nebraska 9-3 335 23

21. Oklahoma State 9-3 309 12

22. California 8-3 210 NR

23. West Virginia 8-3 163 NR

24. Stanford 8-4 154 NR

25. Utah 9-3 120 19

Others receiving votes: Wisconsin (8-3) 112; Clemson (8-4) 94; Central Michigan (8-4) 40; Arizona (7-4) 31; Northwestern (8-4) 23; South Carolina (7-5) 13; Texas Tech (8-4) 9; Georgia (7-5) 8; Rutgers (8-3) 7; Missouri (8-4) 6; Troy (9-3) 5; North Carolina (8-4) 4; Arkansas (7-5) 2; Middle Tennessee (9-3) 2; Oklahoma (7-5) 2; Mississippi (8-4) 1; Navy (8-4) 1.

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Nov. 29 BCS Standings

Harris USA Today Computer BCS

Rk Pts Pct Rk Pts Pct Rk Pct Avg Pv

1. Florida 1 2783 0.9851 1 1468 0.9953 t1 0.980 0.9868 1

2. Alabama 3 2651 0.9384 3 1380 0.9356 t1 0.980 0.9513 2

3. Texas 2 2682 0.9494 2 1394 0.9451 4 0.890 0.9282 3

4. TCU 4 2473 0.8754 4 1285 0.8712 5 0.860 0.8689 4

5. Cincinnati 5 2343 0.8294 5 1231 0.8346 3 0.900 0.8547 5

6. Boise St. 6 2309 0.8173 6 1197 0.8115 6 0.800 0.8096 6

7. Oregon 8 2044 0.7235 8 1061 0.7193 7 0.760 0.7343 8

8. Ohio St. 7 2108 0.7462 7 1104 0.7485 11 0.570 0.6882 10

9. Iowa 10 1711 0.6057 10 889 0.6027 10 0.600 0.6028 11

10. Georgia Tech 11 1543 0.5462 12 774 0.5247 8 0.670 0.5803 7

11. Penn St. 9 1804 0.6386 9 975 0.6610 19 0.350 0.5499 13

12. Virginia Tech 12 1524 0.5395 11 831 0.5634 13 0.510 0.5376 14

13. LSU 14 1256 0.4446 14 674 0.4569 9 0.640 0.5139 15

14. BYU 13 1263 0.4471 13 680 0.4610 16 0.410 0.4394 19

15. Pittsburgh 15 1250 0.4425 15 631 0.4278 18 0.360 0.4101 9

16. Oregon St. 16 1100 0.3894 16 607 0.4115 15 0.420 0.4070 16

17. Miami 17 983 0.3480 17 509 0.3451 14 0.460 0.3843 17

18. Southern Cal 19 833 0.2949 19 361 0.2447 12 0.530 0.3565 20

19. California 21 580 0.2053 22 210 0.1424 17 0.370 0.2392 22

20. Oklahoma St. 20 666 0.2358 21 309 0.2095 20 0.230 0.2251 12

21. Houston 18 849 0.3005 18 473 0.3207 t26 0.040 0.2204 23

22. Nebraska 22 509 0.1802 20 335 0.2271 t26 0.040 0.1491 NR

23. West Virginia 25 253 0.0896 23 163 0.1105 21 0.220 0.1400 NR

24. Stanford 23 381 0.1349 24 154 0.1044 22 0.120 0.1198 NR

25. Utah 24 285 0.1009 25 120 0.0814 28 0.030 0.0707 21

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