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|Oklahoma State To 3rd In BCS Behind, LSU And Bama
|NEW YORK (AP) -- Oklahoma State has moved up to third in the BCS standings, replacing rival Oklahoma as the team behind LSU and Alabama best positioned to reach the national title game.
Two championship contenders lost for the first time Saturday, when Oklahoma and Wisconsin went down.
That cleared some of the traffic atop the standings and left Oklahoma State, fourth-place Boise State, fifth-place Clemson and sixth-place Stanford in a tight race.
First-place LSU and second-place Alabama will play on Nov. 5 in Tuscaloosa. The winner will have the inside track to reach the BCS championship game in New Orleans.
Oklahoma has dropped to ninth and Wisconsin is 15th.
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