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BOISE - It will be a battle of ranked teams next weekend in Stillwater as both Boise State and Oklahoma State were ranked in both the AP and Coaches polls Sunday.

Boise State came in at No. 17 in both the AP and Coaches polls, and the Broncos notably surpassed UCF in the AP Poll. The Broncos are competing with UCF for the top Group of Five spot and a spot in a New Year's Six bowl game.

Oklahoma State, which was already ranked in the coaches Poll, moved up to No. 19. The Cowboys also entered the AP Poll for the first time, coming in at No. 24.

It will be the first regular season game for Boise State since 2012 in which both the Broncos and their opponent are ranked in the Top 25. The Broncos and Arizona were both ranked in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl.

Kick off next Saturday at Oklahoma State is set for 1:30 p.m. MDT and the game will air nationally on ESPN. 

Full AP Poll:

1. Alabama (54 first-place votes)

2. Clemson (6)

3. Georgia

4. Ohio State

5. Oklahoma

6. Wisconsin (1)

7. Auburn

8. Notre Dame

9. Stanford

10. Washington

11. Penn State

12. LSU

13. Virginia Tech

14. West Virginia

15. TCU

16. Mississippi State

17. Boise State

18. UCF

19. Michigan

20. Oregon

21. Miami

22. USC

23. Arizona State

24. Oklahoma State

25. Michigan State

Dropped out: South Carolina (24), Florida (25)

Others receiving votes: Utah, Texas A&M, Boston College, Houston, Maryland, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Duke, NC State, Ole Miss, Hawaii, Washington State, USF, South Carolina, Florida State.

B.J Rains has covered Boise State athletics for the Idaho Press since 2013. He is an Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball poll voter, and also contributes to KBOI-TV as a Boise State insider.

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