Iowa State Cyclones
The Longhorns needed to escape Ames with a win. Case McCoy scored on a 1-yard plunge with 51 seconds left and Texas rallied to beat Iowa State 31-30 on Thursday night.
Texas and coach Mack Brown would be in rough shape if they lost to the Cyclones, who appear to be among the weaker teams in the Big 12.
Tyrus McGee scored 22 points, Melvin Ejim had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Iowa State hit 11 3-pointers in an 87-82 win over Baylor.
Freshman forward Georges Niang scored a career-high 19 points, Will Clyburn had 16 and Iowa State rolled past TCU 87-53 on Saturday for its 21st straight home win.
Anna Prins scored 19 points, Nikki Moody added 15 and No. 25 Iowa State rolled to a 67-48 victory at Big 12 Conference foe Texas on Wednesday night.
Brittney Griner scored 22 points, blocked six shots and dunked for the 11th time in her career in leading top-ranked Baylor past Iowa State 66-51 on Wednesday night.
Josh Gray scored 16 points to lead Texas Tech to a 56-51 win over Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Tyrus McGee scored 16 points off the bench, Will Clyburn added 12 and Iowa State beat TCU 63-50 on Saturday for its third straight victory.
Brittney Griner scored the game’s first five points and finished with 23 as Baylor led throughout in its first game since taking back the No. 1 spot, defeating 25th-ranked Iowa State 67-39 on Wednesday night.
Royal died this week at age 88, and the school wants to honor the coach who won two national championships, a share of a third and 11 Southwest Conference titles from 1957 to 1976.
The Texas Longhorns are feeling good again. They’ve won three in a row, quarterback David Ash is coming off his best game of the season.
For most of three seasons, Brennan Clay has bided his time, waiting for his chance to be the starting running back for No. 14 Oklahoma.