Bryce Petty and the No. 9 Bears won their first title in the league with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday.
Oklahoma State’s loss to West Virginia just appears more inexplicable in retrospect. And it was bad enough at the time that the Cowboys’ Big 12 title hopes appeared over.
The Mustangs’ men’s basketball game scheduled Saturday has been postponed after Hofstra’s scheduled flight to Dallas was canceled Friday due to icy weather across North Texas.
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school’s first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
It is the final game after 64 seasons at Floyd Casey Stadium, where the Bears are 5-0 against Top 25 teams the past three seasons and have won nine straight games since October 2012.
Fresno State’s Derek Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
The Bears move next season to a $260 million stadium being built on the Waco campus, along the Brazos River and busy Interstate 35.
SMU (5-6, 4-3) is playing to become bowl eligible, but is coming off a 34-0 loss to Houston and its defense is giving up a league-worst 34.8 points per game.
Both remaining regular-season games in the conference’s round-robin schedule have championship implications.
Alabama fans and teammates have rallied around Southlake Carroll graduate Cade Foster.
Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Baylor returned two interceptions for scores and the No. 9 Bears hung on for a 41-38 victory over TCU on Saturday.
John O’Korn finished 25 of 41 for 245 yards and two touchdowns to lead Houston over SMU 34-0 Friday, snapping the Cougars’ three-game losing streak.