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Big 12 Update: Baylor Outlasts Iowa State, OU Blows Out Tech

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There were only four Big 12 matchups this weekend, and only one was any close.

Conference play is fully upon the Big 12 with every team in the conference now having played at least one league game. Here is a recap of this weekend’s Big 12 action.

No. 6 Oklahoma 55, Texas Tech 16

Texas Tech relied heavily on Alan Bowman’s arm in the first three games of its season.

Unfortunately for the Red Raiders, they didn’t have Bowman on Saturday, and Oklahoma still had Jalen Hurts.

Jackson Tyner got the start for Tech at QB, but went only 1-for-5 with two yards.

Meanwhile, Hurts threw for 415 yards and three touchdowns. All of those TDs went to CeeDee Lamb, who had 185 receiving yards.

The Sooners travel to Lawrence for a game with Kansas next week. Tech hosts Oklahoma State.

TCU 51, Kansas 14

After a tight game against West Virginia last week, Kansas wasn’t as competitive this weekend.

TCU’s two-quarterback system combined to go 18-for-26 with 286 yards and two touchdowns.

The Jayhawks had only 159 total yards of offense. Pooka Williams had more receiving yards (33) than he did rushing yards (12).

At 3-1, TCU travels to a struggling Iowa State team next weekend. Kansas walks into certain danger when it hosts Oklahoma.

Baylor 23, Iowa State 21

Iowa State came into the season with murmurs of being a dark horse candidate for a Big 12 title, and here the Cyclones are after having gone to overtime with Northern Iowa, losing to Iowa and now falling to Baylor.

Baylor kicker John Mayers hit a go-ahead field goal with 21 seconds remaining Saturday. Brock Purdy started ISU’s ensuing drive with a 19-yard completion to Charlie Kolar, but on the next play, Purdy got sacked and fumbled.

Purdy had 342 passing yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer threw for 307 yards and three scores.

The Bears play at Kansas State next weekend, and Iowa State hosts TCU.

Oklahoma State 26, No. 24 Kansas State

A strong outing from Chuba Hubbard and the Oklahoma State defense provided the Pokes with their first league win of the year.

Hubbard ran for 296 yards Saturday, the sixth-most of any Cowboy in a game in school history.

OSU’s defense allowed only one touchdown, and it came on a drive that K-State started in OSU territory.

It was a game that never seemed in danger for OSU. The Wildcats lost the yardage battle 526-244. If it wasn’t for OSU’s offense sputtering in the red zone, this one could’ve gotten ugly.

The Cowboys travel to Lubbock for a game with the tortilla throwers next weekend, and K-State hosts Baylor.

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