- Associated Press - Thursday, November 12, 2015

Things to watch during Week 11 in the Big 12 Conference:

GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 12 Oklahoma (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 15 CFP) at No. 4 Baylor (8-0, 5-0, No. 6 CFP). A prime-time game along the banks of the Brazos River with Big 12 and playoff implications. The two-time defending Big 12 champion Bears have an FBS-best 20-game home winning streak and along with No. 5 Oklahoma State are the Big 12’s remaining undefeated teams. Oklahoma has scored at least 50 points in each game of its four-game winning streak since losing to Texas. The Sooners could snap its two-year Big 12 title drought that is its longest under coach Bob Stoops, and possibly get into the playoff, with a season-ending sweep of Baylor, No. 13 TCU and No. 5 Oklahoma State. First up are the Bears, who have beaten Oklahoma by an average margin of 43 points the last two years.

BEST MATCHUP (Outside the top four): Kansas State (3-5, 0-5) at Texas Tech (5-5, 2-5). Away from the chase for the league title and a possible playoff spot, the Wildcats and Red Raiders are among the Big 12 teams trying to get bowl eligible. The Wildcats are 0-5 in the Big 12, three of those losses by seven points or less. Texas Tech is coming off a five-point loss to West Virginia after a wild game against Oklahoma State.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: West Virginia is sixth nationally in passes intercepted (14). … Texas sophomore running back D’Onta Foreman had 157 yards rushing and three TDs on 12 carries last week against Kansas, his third 100-yard rushing game this season. … Baylor has won 10 consecutive Big 12 games, a school record. … TCU has won 11 home games in a row, though its school-record 16-game winning streak ended with a loss at Oklahoma State.

LONG SHOT: Kansas (0-9, 0-6) had a 10-point lead in the third quarter at home against TCU last year before losing 34-30. But the Jayhawks are 45-point underdogs going to Fort Worth, where the Horned Frogs (8-1, 5-1) are looking to bounce back from their first loss to stay in contention for their second consecutive Big 12 title.

IMPACT PLAYER: Oklahoma State sophomore receiver James Washington has had three consecutive 100-yard games. He had five catches for 184 yards and three touchdowns last Saturday as the Cowboys stayed undefeated with their win over TCU. The Cowboys (9-0, 6-0, No. 8 CFP) play at Iowa State (3-6, 2-4), which has allowed 23 TD passes this season.


Compiled by AP Sports Writer Stephen Hawkins in Fort Worth, Texas.



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