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December 08, 1987

Oklahoma and Miami, who will play for the national title in the Orange Bowl, completed the regular season as the country's top two teams in voting by United Press International's board of coaches.

Miami sealed its No. 2 position with a 20-16 victory Saturday over No. 9 South Carolina. The Hurricanes, 11-0, gained 701 points and eight first-place votes.

Oklahoma, which has been No. 1 for all but one week this year, collected 741 of a possible 750 points and 41 of 50 first-place selections.

Florida State was No. 3 and Syracuse was No. 4.

UCLA moved up to No. 10 and USC moved down a notch to No. 17. Neither team played last weekend.

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