AP Top 25: Washington remains ranked after suffering its first loss of the year
Despite suffering its first loss of the season on Friday, Washington held on in the latest AP Top 25.
Released on Sunday, the latest media poll features UW at No. 21. UCLA, which beat the Huskies in the Rose Bowl 40-32, entered the poll for the first time this season and moved up to No. 18. Washington is one of five Pac-12 teams inside the AP Top 25 for Week 6.
The Bruins make their debut in this week’s @AP_Top25 poll. 👀 pic.twitter.com/NrFqVxcbnY
— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) October 2, 2022
UW remains on the road this week, but the test might be a little lighter. The Huskies face Arizona State in Tempe on Saturday. The Sun Devils are coming off a 42-25 loss to USC and currently sit a 1-4 on the season. ASU parted ways with head coach Herm Edwards after a Week 3 loss to Eastern Michigan, and it has given up a combined 79 points in the two games since.
Washington will look to get to 5-1 with a victory, a mark that would match the team’s best six-game start to a season since 2018. A win would also see the Huskies surpass last year’s season-long win total in half the time. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. PT on the Pac-12 Network.
The rest of the Top 25 can be seen below:
- Ohio State
- Oklahoma State
- Ole Miss
- Penn State
- NC State
- Wake Forest
- Kansas State
- Mississippi State
Receiving votes: Washington State 91, Baylor 88, Florida State 78, Arkansas 76, James Madison 39, Florida 37, Maryland 25, Coastal Carolina 17, Minnesota 14, Tulane 9, Illinois 6, North Carolina 5, Texas A&M 4, Purdue 2, Oklahoma 2