WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns as No. 12 Baylor beat West Virginia 17-14 to remain the Big 12’s only undefeated team. The 8-0 Bears have won 10 in a row overall. John Mayers kicked a go-ahead 36-yard field goal with 10:19 left. West Virginia had a chance to tie, but nose tackle Bravvion Roy blocked a field goal when the Mountaineers had to re-kick after a penalty
UNDATED (AP) — TCU and Oklahoma State meet after both got needed wins in the Big 12. The Horned Frogs and Cowboys have freshman starting quarterbacks, and the league’s longest-tenured coaches. Gary Patterson is in 19th season at TCU and Mike Gundy in his 15th season at Oklahoma State. Both had lost three of four games before wins last week that knocked other Big 12 teams out of the Top 25. TCU beat Texas, and Oklahoma State beat Iowa State.
UNDATED (AP) — In August, the three teams most talked about in the Big 12 were Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa State. The Sooners, Longhorns and Cyclones will head into November looking to bounce back from crushing defeats. It has thrown the conference title race into turmoil and left the Big 12 on the outside looking in when it comes to the playoff.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference has issued public reprimands and fines of $25,000 against Kansas State and TCU for how the schools handled fans storming the field to celebrate wins over ranked teams last weekend. Kansas also received a reprimand, but wasn’t fined after the Jayhawks beat Texas Tech on Saturday. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says conference schools have a duty to provide a safe game environment.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu headlines The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason All-America team. She was a unanimous choice from the 28-member media panel. She was joined on the team by Lauren Cox of Baylor, Beatrice Mompremier of Miami, Kaila Charles of Maryland and Chennedy Carter of Texas A&M.