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Indiana enters the week ranked No. 10 in both polls

NCAA Football: Michigan at Indiana Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

It’s official.

#TopTendiana is for real.

With the release of the latest Associated Press top 25 on Sunday, the Hoosiers are ranked No. 10 in both polls this week. It’s the first time since Sept. 22, 1969 that IU has cracked the top 10 in the AP rankings, one more notable achievement in a season full of them.

It’s a jump of three sports for Indiana, which is now the second-best team in the Big Ten, in terms of poll placement. Ohio State is No. 3, Wisconsin is No. 13 and Northwestern is No. 23. Sunday’s movement advances the remarkable turnaround for Indiana’s program, which broke into the top 25 for the first time in 25 years only a year ago.

Indiana has won four consecutive Big Ten games and eight of its last 10, marking the most successful stretch of conference play since the Hoosiers won nine of 11 across the 1987 and 1988 seasons.

Here’s a look at the rest of the AP top 25:

  1. Alabama
  2. Notre Dame
  3. Ohio State
  4. Clemson
  5. Texas A&M
  6. Florida
  7. Cincinnati
  8. BYU
  9. Miami
  10. Indiana
  11. Oregon
  12. Georgia
  13. Wisconsin
  14. Oklahoma State
  15. Coastal Carolina
  16. Marshall
  17. Iowa State
  18. Oklahoma
  19. SMU
  20. USC
  21. Texas
  22. Liberty
  23. Northwestern
  24. Auburn
  25. Louisiana-Lafayette