Oklahoma and Miami still 1-2 in USA Today/ESPN poll

Updated: October 19, 2003, 1:02 PM ET

MCLEAN, Virginia - The top eight teams are unchanged in the latest USA Today/ESPN football coaches poll released Sunday.

No. 1 Oklahoma (7-0) coasted to a 34-13 victory over Missouri and earned 57 first-place votes and 1,569 points.

Miami (7-0), which recorded its 39th straight regular-season win with a 52-14 triumph over Temple, had six first-place nods - one more than last week - and 1,516 points.

Idle Virginia Tech (6-0) is third, followed by Southern California (6-1), Georgia (6-1), Washington State (6-1) and Ohio State (6-1).

Ohio State, the defending national champion, defeated Iowa, 19-10, on Saturday, dropping the Hawkeyes from ninth to 16th in the poll.

Louisiana State (6-1) move up one place to ninth, ahead of Purdue (6-1), which ascended five places after posting a 26-23 win over Wisconsin to stay undefeated in the Big Ten.

Nebraska (6-1), Michigan State (7-1), Texas Christian (7-0), Northern Illinois (7-0) and Michigan (6-2) round out the top 15.

Sliding down five slots, Wisconsin (6-2) is at No. 17, followed by Texas (5-2), Oklahoma State (6-1), Arkansas (4-2), Auburn (5-2), and Tennessee (4-2).

Utah (6-1) comes into the poll at No. 23, ahead of Minnesota (6-2) and newcomer Florida (5-3).

Oregon State (5-2), which lost to Washington, 38-17, and Texas Tech - a 51-49 loser to Oklahoma State (5-2) - dropped out of the top 25.

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