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Wisconsin maintains top five positions in Amway Coaches, AP Top 25 polls

The latest College Football Playoff rankings come out Tuesday night.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Wisconsin Rick Wood-USA TODAY Sports

After their 24-10 win over the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, the Wisconsin Badgers maintained their positions from last week in the two major polls.

Wisconsin (11-0, 8-0 Big Ten) comes in at No. 4 and No. 5 in the Amway Coaches and Associated Press Top 25 polls, respectively.

Wisconsin actually dropped one spot in Bill Connelly’s S&P+ rankings to No. 4, while SB Nation’s Jason Kirk predicts the team to face Clemson in the Orange Bowl.

Though Michigan dropped out of the coaches poll after the loss, there are still five Big Ten teams, including a divisional opponent of Wisconsin’s, that cracked the top 25:

  • Wisconsin (No. 4, no change)
  • Ohio State (No. 8, no change)
  • Penn State (No. 11, no change)
  • Michigan State (No. 22, up two spots)
  • Northwestern (No. 23, up four spots and previously unranked)

The same five conference teams hold spots in the AP poll:

  • Wisconsin (No. 5, no change)
  • Ohio State (No. 8, no change)
  • Penn State (No. 12, up one spot)
  • Michigan State (No. 21, up one spot)
  • Northwestern (No. 23, previously unranked)

Remember, the College Football Playoff committee releases its next series of rankings on Tuesday night (6 p.m. CT, ESPN).