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Baylor, TCU rise up for historic Waco showdown

Saturday’s game between No. 5 Baylor and No. 9 TCU will be the first AP top-10 game in Waco since 1956 and only the third all-time.

Shake-up Saturday in college football also produced a tie for No. 3 in The Associated Press Top 25 media poll between Mississippi State and Mississippi.

Florida State remains No. 1 and Auburn jumps to No. 2. After the Mississippi schools it’s Baylor, Notre Dame, Alabama (which fell to seventh), Michigan State, TCU and Arizona.

Oklahoma dropped to No. 11 after its 37-33 loss to TCU in Fort Worth on Saturday.

Texas A&M dropped to 14th from No. 6 after its loss Saturday to Mississippi State.

The USA Today coaches’ poll had Florida State, Auburn, Baylor, Ole Miss and Notre Dame in the top five. Mississippi State was sixth.TCU was 12th.

TCU roundup

• Men’s tennis: The doubles team of Nick Chappell and Will Stein won the consolation doubles bracket at an ITA All-American tournament in Tulsa. They defeated Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski of Illinois 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on Nov. 6-9 in Flushing, N.Y.

• Women’s golf: All five Horned Frogs shot 72 or better as TCU moved into a tie for 13th place after the second round of the Schooner Fall Classic in Norman, Okla. With a 4-over-par 284, TCU lowered its team score by 12 strokes and is at 580. Mississippi State leads with a 550. Kortnie Maxoutopoulis and Emmy Martin led TCU with 70s.

UTA volleyball

UT Arlington fell to host Arkansas State 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 28-30, 25-20) in Sun Belt volleyball. The loss drops the Mavericks to 13-5 overall, 3-3 in conference. Freshman Qiana Canete led UTA with 24 digs and 13 kills.

Late Saturday game

Utah 30, No. 8 UCLA 28:

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