Big 12 Conference
Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury has been named the new head coach at Texas Tech. Kingsbury was a record setting quarterback for the Red Raiders a decade ago.
Jaye Crockett scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 75-69 win over Northern Kentucky Tuesday night.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted the AP Big 12 coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to the third conference championship in school history and a berth in the Fiesta Bowl.
To a man, Oklahoma State football players insisted Monday they were focused on the Cowboys’ next opponent, Baylor. That doesn’t mean it has been easy to put aside the disappointment of two days earlier.
Texas coach Mack Brown says Case McCoy will start at quarterback this week for the No. 23 Longhorns at No. 7 Kansas State.
Needing to score a touchdown in the final 30 seconds in two straight games, Landry Jones and No. 12 Oklahoma have come through in the clutch to stay right in the thick of the Big 12 championship chase.
Askia Booker scored 19 points and Colorado survived some dreadful foul shooting down the stretch to hold off No. 16 Baylor 60-58 at the Charleston Classic on Friday.
If Texas A&M needs a reason to illustrate why it can’t take Sam Houston State of the Championship Subdivision lightly, the Aggies only need to look back to earlier this season.
No. 16 Baylor has signed three post players to national letters of intent, giving coach Scott Drew another highly touted class.
Oklahoma’s stingy secondary is getting another chance to slow down a 3,000-yard passer. On Saturday night, No. 13 Oklahoma will try to put the kibosh on West Virginia’s Geno Smith.
Baylor quarterback Nick Florence has never tried to be like Robert Griffin III, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback he succeeded. Still, Florence has numbers that are very comparable to what Griffin did.
For a team that went six years without losing at home, struggles on the road were always magnified at Oklahoma. That’s starting to turn around.