Following the trend established over the weekend by the coaches and AP polls, the College Football Playoff selection committee launched the Gophers up its top-25 rankings in the wake of Minnesota'
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After reaching the top 25 in the coaches poll, the Gophers did the same in this week's AP poll, a fitting inclusion considering the team is a win away from a spot in the Big Ten title game.
Ohio State stayed at No. 7, but the other three Big Ten teams in this week's coaches poll all moved up.