Are you ready for a rematch? LSU, Bama solid 1-2 in BCS

Louisiana State and Alabama maintained a firm hold on the top two spots in the BCS poll, setting up a likely rematch for the national championship.

The Southeastern Conference rivals appear on a collision course for the BCS title game, even with No. 1 LSU set to face Georgia on Saturday for the SEC title game.

With Alabama’s regular season over following a 42-14 thumping of bitter rival Auburn on Saturday, Oklahoma State will be hard-pressed to move up from its current No. 3 slotĀ in the BCS standings to leapfrog either of the top two teams.

The Cowboys, who are ranked fifth in the latest coaches poll, will host Oklahoma in its regular-season finale Saturday.

Stanford moved up to No. 4 in the BCS poll while Virginia Tech is fifth and unbeaten Houston is sixth, moving up one spot and knocking Boise State back to No. 7. Rounding out the top 10 are Arkansas, Oregon and Oklahoma.

South Carolina remained at No. 12 after its 34-13 victory over in-state rival Clemson, which fell to No. 20.

LSU defeated host Alabama 9-6 in overtime on Nov. 6 when the teams were ranked 1-2 in the country. If LSU can beat Georgia, it will likely meet Alabama again, this time in the Louisiana SuperDome for the BCS championship.

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