MSU Ranked in New York Times Computer Rankings
 
 
 

 

 
 

October 20, 1998

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State (3-3, 1-1 Big Ten) is ranked No. 20 in the latest New York Times Computer Rankings, released Monday. It marks MSU's second-straight week in the poll that emphasizes overall strength of schedule. The Spartans made their first appearance in the New York Times Computer Rankings at the No. 19 position after a 38-31 double-overtime victory over Indiana Oct. 10.

New York Times Computer Rankings (Oct. 19)

                             Previous
Rank Team (Record)    Rating Ranking
1. Ohio State (6-0)    1.000  1
2. UCLA (5-0)           .928  2
3. Kansas State (6-0)   .888  3
4. Tennessee (5-0)      .885  4
5. Florida State (6-1)  .828  6
6. Georgia Tech (5-1)   .799  9
7. Texas A&M (6-1)      .790  12
8. Nebraska (6-1)       .788  8
9. Florida (6-1)        .766  10
10. Arkansas (6-0)      .759  14
11. Wisconsin (7-0)     .756  13
12. Colorado (6-1)      .738  17
13. Air Force (5-1)     .736  15
14. Oregon (5-1)        .716  7
15. Missouri (5-1)      .708  16
16. West Virginia (4-1) .706  25
17. Texas (4-2)         .703  18
18. Arizona (6-1)       .688  32
19. Penn State (5-1)    .687  24
20. Michigan State (3-3).680  19
    Notre Dame (4-1)    .680  22
22. Southern Cal (5-2)  .677  23
23. Wyoming (5-1)       .672  21
24. Washington (4-2)    .671  39
25. Syracuse (4-2)      .664  36