Big 12 Football Championship Game

Iowa State wide receiver Deshaunte Jones (8) jumps over West Virginia defenders during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W. Va., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Walter Scriptunas II) I)
November 06, 2017 - 5:02 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is looking at a challenge it hasn't faced often this season. For the first time in more than a month, the Cyclones are trying to bounce back from a loss. A 20-16 loss at West Virginia on Saturday ended a four-game winning streak that had triggered a national buzz about...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates a touchdown against Oklahoma State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Oklahoma wide receiver CeeDee Lamb is at right. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
November 05, 2017 - 3:27 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bedlam indeed in the Big 12 Conference, and not just in Oklahoma. Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield had a possible Heisman Trophy moment in arguably the wildest game in the rivalry actually known as Bedlam. TCU stayed defensive in another win over an in-state rival and...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) carries in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
November 04, 2017 - 12:41 am
This year's Bedlam matchup likely will affect the Big 12, College Football Playoff and Heisman Trophy races. No. 8 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12, No. 5 CFP) and No. 11 Oklahoma State (7-1, 4-1, No. 11 CFP) share the Big 12 lead, and the winner of Saturday's showdown would be positioned well to reach...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, file photo TCU head coach Gary Patterson walks on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. The Frogs are still tied for the conference lead and still in contention for a spot in the College Football Playoff, they were eighth in this week’s initial CFP rankings. There are four games left in the regular season, starting Saturday night at home against Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
November 02, 2017 - 3:28 pm
Gary Patterson remembers quite keenly the controversy that swirled around the playoff rankings a few years ago, when TCU dropped from third to sixth in the final release. The Horned Frogs were coming off a 55-3 win over Iowa State the day before the final rankings in 2014, but wound up behind Big...
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November 02, 2017 - 12:11 pm
No. 8 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12, No. 5 CFP) at No. 11 Oklahoma State (7-1, 4-1, No. 11 CFP), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (FS1). Line: Oklahoma State by 3. Series record: Oklahoma leads 86-18-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE The rivals are tied for the Big 12 lead and are in the mix for slots in the Big 12 championship...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) passes in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Stillwater, Okla. Rudolph is the nation's passing yardage leader and will look to beat West Virginia for the third straight year when the 11th-ranked Cowboys play the 22nd-ranked Mountaineers on Saturday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
October 27, 2017 - 10:40 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Mason Rudolph vs. Will Grier. Get ready for an old-fashioned Big 12 throwdown. The football should be flying around the field when Rudolph and No. 11 Oklahoma State (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) take on Grier and No. 22 West Virginia (5-2, 3-1) on Saturday. Rudolph is the nation's...
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October 26, 2017 - 1:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 has released its 2018 conference football schedule, and league play will get started earlier next season. When Oklahoma plays at Iowa State next Sept. 15, it will be the third week of the regular season. That is a week earlier than the first conference games this...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, TCU head coach Gary Patterson, center, stands with his players before an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Fort Worth, Texas. The Big 12 Conference has reached the midpoint of conference play with a tight race behind fourth-ranked TCU. While the Horned Frogs are the league’s only undefeated team, there is a four-way tie for second place among Top 25 teams. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
October 26, 2017 - 12:52 pm
TCU coach Gary Patterson was a month into the season before he really thought about the fact that at least one team in the Big 12 Conference championship game in December will have a loss. A mulligan per se, though the fourth-ranked Horned Frogs don't need one so far. With the Big 12 reaching the...
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West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen celebrates a touchdown with his team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
October 15, 2017 - 2:57 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia was supposed to be in rebuilding mode in the Big 12 this season as the conference welcomes the return of its championship game. Behind national touchdown receptions leader David Sills V and comeback kid Will Grier, the Mountaineers' latest performance has put...
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