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Northwestern ranked 13th in Week 14 AP Poll

Northwestern rose to No. 13 in the final AP Poll rankings of the 2015 regular season, equaling its highest ranking of the season.

The Wildcats ascended four spots from last week's No. 17 ranking after a 24-14 win over Illinois, their 10th of the season. Its the first time the Wildcats have won 10 regular season games since 1995. That year, NU headed to the Rose Bowl at 10-1 and ranked 3rd in the AP Poll.

Northwestern moved ahead of Navy, Michigan, Florida, Oklahoma State, all of whom lost in Week 13. The Wolverines fell all the way to No. 19. Baylor remained ahead of NU despite its loss at TCU.

The Wildcats remain ranked behind five other teams with two losses.

Elsewhere in the Big Ten, Ohio State moved up to No. 6, one spot behind No. 5 Michigan State and two spots behind No. 4 Iowa. Wisconsin came in at No. 25

Here's a look at the middle portion of the poll:


Northwestern also came in at No. 13 in the Week 14 Coaches Poll. The second to last College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be released Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT.