UNDATED (AP) — No. 16 Baylor might just about knock Texas out of an opportunity to get into the Large 12 championship recreation in coach Steve Sarkisian’s first season. The 6-1 Bears have already tripled their total win complete in coach Dave Aranda’s second yr. Each groups are coming off open dates. Texas is 4-3 after losses in its final two video games when blowing double-digit leads. Baylor in its final recreation beat ranked future Large 12 group BYU. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma is dwelling in opposition to Texas Tech. The Pink Raiders have interim coach Sonny Cumbie in cost after Matt Wells was fired this week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Second-year Baylor coach Dave Aranda has the No. 16 Bears preventing for the highest of the Large 12 standings. First-year Texas coach Steve Sarkisian has the Longhorns nonetheless caught in the midst of the pack and searing for a breakthrough win. Texas might get one Saturday in Waco. Or the Bears might bury Texas within the Large 12 title chase and end out a depressing October for the Longhorns. Baylor has a robust run that recreation put up greater than 300 yards in a win over BYU. Texas has given up massive leads late in consecutive losses.
UNDATED (AP) — Oklahoma seems to place collectively an entire recreation. The Sooners trailed struggling Kansas final week earlier than rallying within the second half to win 35-23 and enhance to 8-0. They dropped from No. 3 to No. 4 within the AP Prime 25 this week. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley nonetheless sees massive issues forward. He needs extra out of his veteran leaders when the Sooners host Texas Tech. The Pink Raiders fired coach Matt Wells earlier within the week. Sonny Cumbie was named interim coach.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — One play right here or there might have made a distinction for No. 15 Oklahoma State in its 24-21 loss to Iowa State final week, the primary defeat of the season. TheCowboys wish to make certain that they don’t overlook a pesky Kansas squad that just about pulled off a monumental upset of No. 4 Oklahoma.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Brock Purdy appears to have his approach in opposition to West Virginia. On Saturday the Iowa State quarterback has the prospect to beat the Mountaineers for the fourth straight season. He’s already completed it in opposition to Kansas, and one other fourpeat is feasible subsequent month in opposition to Texas Tech. Iowa State is 12-2 with Purdy within the month of October alone. Purdy is second within the Bowl Subdivision with a 75% completion price. He’s thrown for seven touchdowns in opposition to West Virginia in his profession with two interceptions. He’s additionally run for 2 scores and has been sacked thrice. West Virginia’s offense has averaged 175 yards over the groups’ final three conferences.
UNDATED (AP) — TCU heads to Kansas State on Saturday with coach Gary Patterson immediately on the recent seat. The longtime Horned Frogs coach has overseen a protection that has been a giant half of their 3-4 begin to the season, and plenty of followers are starting to show in opposition to the coach that led them from also-ran within the Mountain West to Large 12 contender. However they’re going to have an opportunity to show issues round in opposition to the Wildcats, who’re coming off a much-needed win over Texas Tech final weekend.
UNDATED (AP) — Is Dan Mullen actually on the recent seat at Florida? How did issues flip so quick for the coach who took the Gators to 3 straight New Yr’s Six video games and pushed Alabama within the SEC championship final yr? On the newest AP Prime 25 Faculty Soccer Podcast introduced by Areas Financial institution, school soccer reporter Steven Godfrey, co-host of the “Cut up Zone Duo” podcast, joins the AP’s Ralph Russo to speak about Mullen’s standing at Florida. Then Stewart Mandel of The Athletic joins the present to preview Week 9 of the season, highlighted by a top-10 Michigan-Michigan State recreation and the aforementioned Mullen and the Gators going through No. 1 Georgia within the World’s Largest Out of doors Cocktail Get together.
UNDATED (AP) — Villanova’s Collin Gillespie is able to profit from his second likelihood at a senior season. Gillespie was the co-Large East participant of the yr final season however tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee throughout a victory over Creighton that enabled Villanova to clinch the Large East regular-season championship. The damage ended his senior season early and prevented him from taking part within the NCAA Match. Gillespie now could be again as a fifth-year senior and feeling wholesome once more.
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