NEW YORK -- The voters in The Associated Press college football poll are clear on which two teams they believe are the best in the country.
LSU is the unanimous No. 1 for a third consecutive week and Alabama received all the second-place votes for a second straight week.
The SEC West powers are on course for a rematch in the BCS championship game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans.
Oklahoma State moves up to No. 3 on an off week, taking advantage of Arkansas' tumble from No. 3 to No. 6 after the Razorbacks lost 41-17 at LSU on Friday.
Stanford is No. 4, just five points behind Oklahoma State. Virginia Tech is No. 5.