Sport: Top Ten

1) Louisiana State (7-0)—edged unbeaten Mississippi, 7-3 (see above).

2) Northwestern (6-0)—warmed up for this week's big Big Ten game with Wisconsin by crushing Indiana, 30-13.

3) Syracuse (6-0)—overran Pittsburgh 35-0, with even a fifth-string fullback named Don Rackiewicz running back a pass interception 100 yds. for a last-minute touchdown.

4) Southern California (6-0)—rolled for 21 first downs v. California's 8, but needed a key block by Guard Mike McKeever (TIME, Oct. 26) to win, 14-7.

5) Texas (7-0)—contained the passes of Quarterback Don Meredith (TIME, Nov. 2), beat Southern Methodist, 21-0.

6) Mississippi (6-1)—lost little face in its 7-3 defeat by Louisiana State.

7) Wisconsin (5-1)—picked...

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