Five weeks after dropping at home against Eastern Michigan, Purdue beat No. 2 Ohio State in probably the most memorable upsets of the season. The Boilermakers accrued 539 general yards of their 49-20 dismantling of the Buckeyes in a game that despatched shockwaves all through school soccer.
As a consequence, Ohio State fell to No. 9 within the Coaches Poll and shifted from favorites to succeed in the College Football Playoff to outsiders desiring to run the desk.
Elsewhere, No. 2 Clemson flexed on N.C. State, sending the in the past 16th-ranked Wolfpack to No. 22 with a 41-7 blowout. Michigan — now No. 5 — changed into the team to overcome within the Big Ten with a 21-7 win over then-No. 24 Michigan State.
Oregon’s stumble against Washington State altered the Pac-12 hierarchy as smartly, with the Ducks falling 10 puts to No. 21 within the Coaches Poll and the Cougars jumping 8 puts to No. 15.
Here are school soccer scores from the AP and Coaches polls forward of Week 9:
|Rank||Team||No. 1 votes||W-L|
|No. 3||Notre Dame||0||7-0|
|No. 9||Ohio State||0||7-1|
|No. 12||West Viriginia||0||5-1|
|No. 15||Washington State||0||6-1|
|No. 16||Penn State||0||5-2|
|No. 17||Texas A&M||0||5-2|
|No. 20||South Florida||0||7-0|
|No. 22||NC State||0||5-1|
|No. 25||Miami (Fla.)||0||5-2|
(Dropped out: Cincinnati, Colorado; Others receiving votes: Appalachian State 78; Utah State 63; San Diego State 62; Cincinnati 30; Houston 30; Fresno State 22; Mississippi State 18; Virginia 17; Auburn 13; Buffalo 9; Colorado 9; Texas Tech 8; Army 8; Duke 8; Purdue 7; UAB 6; South Carolina 5; Virginia Tech 4; Syracuse 3; Georgia Southern 2; Michigan State 1).