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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 11

The bowl picture will become even more clear with some "playoff" type games this week.

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

RushRank (Points) Team

Record

(C-USA Record)

Last Week Result Week 11 Matchup Last Week's Ranking
1. (207) 15 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 8-2 (6-0)

Win---35-19 vs. FAU

BYE #1
2. (188) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 7-3 (5-1)

Win---56-13 vs. North Texas

BYE #3
3. (177) 1 first place vote Marshall Thundering Herd 8-2, (5-1)

Loss---27-24 (3OT) @ MTSU

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, vs. FIU (Fox College Sports) #2
4. (160) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 6-3, (4-1)

BYE

Saturday, 1:30 p.m. @ Rice (American Sports Network) #4
5. (147) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 4-5, (3-2)

Win---27-24 (3OT) vs. Marshall

Saturday, 10:00 AM MT,  @ FAU (American Sports Network) #6
6. (114) FIU Golden Panthers 5-5, (3-3)

Win---48-31 vs. Charlotte

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, @ Marshall (Fox Sports Network)

#7
7. (104) UTEP Miners 4-5, (2-3)

Win---24-21 vs. Rice

Saturday, 10:00 AM MT, @ ODU (Fox Sports Networks) #10
8. (101)
Rice Owls
4-5, (2-3)

Loss---24-21 @ UTEP

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, vs. So Miss. (American Sports Networks) #5
9. (94)

Old Dominion Monarchs

4-5, (2-3)

Win---36-31 @ UTSA

Saturday, 10:00 AM MT, @ UTEP (Fox Sports Networks) #9
10. (68) FAU Owls 2-7, (2-4)

Loss---35-19 @ WKU

Saturday, 10:00 AM MT, vs. Marshall (American Sports Networks) #8
11. (33) North Texas Mean Green 1-8, (1-5)

Loss---56-13 @ LA Tech

Saturday, 10:00 AM MT, @ Tennessee (SEC Network) #11
12. (32) UTSA Roadrunners 1-8, (1-4)

Loss---36-31 vs. ODU

Saturday, 12:00 PM MT, @ Charlotte (Fox College Sports) #12
13. (31) Charlotte 49ers 2-7, (0-6)

Loss---48-31 @ FIU

Saturday, 12:00 PM MT, vs. UTSA (Fox College Sports) #13
***Voting comprised of  16 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

Miner Rush C-USA Players of the Week

Offense: Kenneth Dixon, LA Tech, 195 yards rushing, 6 rushing TDs

Defense: Mike Wakefield, FIU, 4 sacks

Special Teams: Nick Usher, UTEP, Blocked FG in 4th Q vs. Rice

SB Nation's Underdog Poll Ballot from MinerRush

Rank Team
#1 Houston
#2 Temple
#3 Navy
#4 Memphis
#5 Toledo
#6 WKU
#7 Boise State
#8 Bowling Green
#9 LA Tech
#10 Marshall