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Cougars Quietly Moving Along

By NATE GRIFFIN, SportsRadio 610
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Houston Cougars coach Kevin Sumlin (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Houston Cougars coach Kevin Sumlin (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

The team continues to win, but the team has yet to receive national recognition for their efforts. Maybe by next week this time, UH could be ranked among the Top 25. But, for now, they wait.

Do you think the voters should consider a week-five undefeated team worthy of Top 25 consideration? Guess it depends on who you ask. And just for the record, two of the many criteria used to determine whether a team ranks are decisiveness in victory and strength of schedule. The Cougars have victories over UCLA, North Texas, Louisiana Tech, Georgia State, and UTEP.

Houston received 68 votes, second to Michigan State’s 124 in the AP Top 25 poll. Assuming the Spartans were the next in line for Top 25 consideration, that would rank the Cougars as the number 27 team in the country. South Florida and TCU dropped out while Auburn and Kansas State made the cut. The Tigers are 4-1 with the loss to Clemson while Kansas State is 4-0 after their win over Baylor.

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