Oklahoma showed West Virginia the woodshed Saturday night as the Sooners jumped the Mountaineers for a 34-6 halftime spanking and finished off the home team 56-28 when the clock said 0:00. Fact was, OU’s offense was too much for the West Virginia defense as the line play was dominated by the Sooners. As for West Virginia, mistakes were the bug-a-boo as the home team’s miscues were fatal by half.
The loss finished the Mountaineers in the Big Twelve Conference race with their second defeat. They are now 8-2 and 5-2 with two game left in the season. OU meets Okla. State in Norman on Dec. 3 for the Title. OU is now 9-2 and 8-0 in conference and the Cowboys are 9-2 (10-1 by rules of football) and 7-1 in league play.
A devastating ground game for Oklahoma State was too much for TCU in Fort Worth. The Pokes played their best game of the season, beating the Horned Frogs 31-6. TCU scored first after a Barry Sanders Jr. muffed punt return then reeled off 31 straight points for the win.
Kansas upset Texas and Horn coach Charlie Strong is expected to be fired by Monday. The overtime score was 27-24. Iowa State crushed Texas Tech 66-10. Kansas State was too much for Baylor in Waco, 42-21.
Big Twelve Rankings by Fredsportsextra.com
- Oklahoma State
- West Virginia
- Kansas State
- Iowa State
- Texas Tech
Games this week:
Friday- TCU 27 at Texas 20; Baylor 35 and Texas Tech 31
Saturday- Kansas State 32 and Kansas 14; West Virginia 30 at Iowa State 14
Last week: 1-3; season 45-15