Missouri now No. 23 in both polls

No one thought Missouri's slight win against Middle Tennessee State would put them in the top 10 or anything, but with the help of some upsets, the Tigers moved up to No. 23 in the coaches poll.

Missouri's 41-40 overtime win on Saturday was just enough for voters in the coaches' poll. After jumping from 26th to No. 23 in the Sunday's coaches' poll, Missouri is ranked in both polls for the first time since 1998.

The slightest of slight wins didn't have enough juice for Missouri to move up in the Associated Press poll, though. The Tigers stayed at No. 23 while Northern Illinois, Purdue and Washington State jumped ahead of them. Florida, Alabama and Arizona State dropped below the Tigers.

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