E-T Staff Report A 38-10 win over an Angelo State team that has a losing record did not help Tarleton (9-1) in the new Southwest Region poll.

The Texans remain No. 7 this week, and must win Saturday against undefeated West Texas A&M to have a shot at qualifying for the playoffs by cracking the top six.

WTAMU is No. 3 in the poll, while Abilene Chrisitian, the only school to defeat Tarleton this fall, is No. 5.

Chadron State remains No. 1 with Northwest Missouri State immediately following. Missouri Western is No. 4, while Mesa State is sixth.