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Week Seven Conference USA Power Rankings Set Up Title Bout

Marshall's blowout win of upstart ODU, and MTSU's steady rise to No. 2 sets up battle for top spot in Huntington this Saturday.

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

1. Marshall (5-0, unanimous choice)

Last Week: Win at Old Dominion 56-14
This Week vs. MTSU, Saturday, Noon, FSN

2. MTSU (4-2)

Last Week: Win vs. Southern Miss
This Week: at Marshall, Saturday, Noon, FSN

3. Louisiana Tech (3-3)

Last Week: Win vs. UTEP 55-3
This Week: Bye

4. UAB (3-2)

Last Week: Win at WKU 42-39
This Week: vs. North Texas, Saturday, 3:30 p.m., AMSN

5. FIU (3-3)

Last Week: Win vs. FAU 38-10
This Week: at UTSA, Saturday, 7 p.m., FCS

6. WKU (2-3)

Last Week: Loss vs. UAB 42-39
This Week: Bye

7. Rice (2-3)

Last Week: Win vs. Hawaii 28-14
This Week: at Army, Saturday, Noon, CBSSN

8. North Texas (2-3)

Last Week: Loss at Indiana 49-24
This Week: at UAB, Saturday, 3:30 p.m., AMSN

9. ODU (3-3)

Last Week: Loss vs. Marshall 56-14
This Week: at UTEP, Saturday, 8 p.m., AMSN

10. FAU (2-4, one last-place vote)

Last Week: Loss at FIU 38-10
This Week: Bye

11. UTSA (1-4)

Last Week: Loss vs. New Mexico 21-9
This Week: vs. FIU, Saturday, 7 p.m., FCS

12. UTEP (2-3, one last-place vote)

Last Week: Loss at La Tech 55-3
This Week: vs. ODU, Saturday, 8 p.m., AMSN

13. Southern Miss (2-4, 86 percent of last-place votes)

Last Week: Loss at MTSU 37-31
This Week: Bye