The AP Top 25 doesn't play a role in deciding the BCS standings, which is sort of good news for Michigan. Unlike the USA Today Poll, which ranked the Wolverines ahead of Michigan State, the Spartans are the higher ranked team in the AP Top 25. Michigan State is 12th, one spot ahead of Michigan.
Here's a look at the full AP Top 25 for Week 15:
Of course, the fact that the human voters think the Wolverines are deserving of being in the top 14 is a good indicator that they will move up enough in the BCS to be eligible for an at-large bid. No, the AP Top 25 doesn't count for the BCS, but the Harris Poll does. There's no telling how similar or dissimilar the polls will be this week, but the AP Top 25 is usually a good indicator of what to expect in the Harris Poll.