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Notre Dame still No. 1 in one BCS computer ranking

A Notre Dame fan cheers as team warms up before BCS National Championship college football game against AlabamMonday Jan. 7

A Notre Dame fan cheers as the team warms up before the BCS National Championship college football game against Alabama Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Updated: January 11, 2013 4:58PM



Despite being clearly outclassed in a 42-14 drubbing by Alabama in the national title game, Notre Dame remained No. 1 in one BCS computer ranking.

The BCS standings are determined each week through a complex formula, which enlists the help of six computer ranking services. One of them—Colley Matrix—had Notre Dame (.973997) ahead of Alabama (.96139) in their final rankings.



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