After each weekend of Big 12 play we’ll look at how things turned out for the Big 12 conference.
This week, the Baylor Bears upset the #1 Kansas State Wildcats, #23 Texas Tech was dominated by #24 Oklahoma State, #12 Oklahoma edged out West Virginia by one point, and Iowa State torched the Kansas Jayhawks.
Rankings are from BCS poll.
Saturday, November 17th
1 Kansas State (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) 24 @ Baylor (5-5, 2-5 Big 12) 52 – The Kansas State Wildcats lost their first game of the season against the Baylor Bears this weekend. The Bears only had one Big 12 win coming into the game. Collin Klein had 325 total yards and three total touchdowns, but he threw three interceptions. These three interceptions are the most by Klein in a game all season. Baylor’s offense was powered by their run game. Lache Seastrunk and Glasco Martin both had 19 carries. Seastrunk recorded 185 yards and one touchdown while Martin recorded 113 yards and three touchdowns.
23 Texas Tech (7-4, 4-4 Big 12) 21 @ 24 Oklahoma State (7-3, 5-2 Big 12) – The Red Raiders suffered their worst loss since they played Kansas State this past weekend. Oklahoma State dominated via the passing game. Clint Chelf threw for 229 yards on eleven completions and had three touchdowns. His biggest target was Isaiah Anderson. Anderson recorded 174 yards on four receptions and caught all three of Chelf’s touchdown passes. Seth Doege could only record one passing touchdown for Texas Tech and was forced to throw two interceptions.
12 Oklahoma (8-2, 6-1 Big 12) 50 @ West Virginia (5-5, 2-5 Big 12) 49 – West Virginia almost snapped their four game losing streak in the Big 12, but could not close out the Sooners. Landry Jones threw for 554 yards and six touchdowns in the 50-49 win for Oklahoma. Geno Smith threw four touchdowns for the Mountaineers, but also threw two interceptions.
Iowa State (6-5, 3-5 Big 12) 51 @ Kansas (1-10, 0-8 Big 12) 23 – Kansas still remains win less in the Big 12 after losing to Iowa State. Steele Jantz was replaced by Sam Richardson on the Cyclones’ third possession of the game. He went on to threw for 250 yards and four touchdowns. He also did not turn the ball over once. However, Kansas turned the ball over four times in the game.
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