Friday, February 12, 2016

Penn State remains unranked in polls

The Nittany Lions were left out of the polls released Sunday for the second straight week. Just one day after escaping with a 14-10 win at Temple, Penn State received 19 votes in the USA TODAY coaches poll and none in the AP Top 25.

Penn State remains unranked in polls

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The Nittany Lions were left out of the polls released Sunday for the second straight week. Just one day after escaping with a 14-10 win at Temple, Penn State received 19 votes in the USA TODAY coaches poll and none in the AP Top 25. 

Oklahoma remains No. 1 in both polls. Wisconsin is the top ranked team in the Big Ten, checking in at No. 6 in the AP poll and No. 7 in the USA TODAY poll. Nebraska is ranked ninth in both. Michigan is ranked 22nd in the AP and 21st in USA TODAY. Illinois is No. 24 in the AP, whle Michigan State is No. 23 in USA TODAY. Ohio State dropped from both polls after its loss to Miami on Saturday.

Penn State hosts Eastern Michigan on Saturday at noon.

--Jake Kaplan

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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