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West Virginia 20-17 win keeps TCU from getting bowl eligible

Nov. 29, 2019 9:27 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege threw the ball and then took a big hit. When he got up and looked down the field, he saw the official with his hands in the air signaling a touchdown. “I had no idea what happened,” Doege said. “Just in my head. I’m...

TCU hosts West Virginia again having to win finale for bowl

Nov. 28, 2019 3:03 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Garret Wallow and TCU are in the same position again, having to win their last regular season game just to get bowl eligible. “It’s definitely like last year’s situation. Definitely very intense,” said Wallow, the junior linebacker and Big 12 leading...

No. 8 Oklahoma holds on, beats TCU 28-24

Nov. 24, 2019 1:09 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It wasn’t pretty, but Jalen Hurts did what he usually does late in the season — win. The senior passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more, and No. 8 Oklahoma held off TCU 28-24 on Saturday night to clinch a spot in the Big 12 championship game. It was a rough game by...

No. 8 Oklahoma must beware of dangerous TCU

Nov. 22, 2019 12:23 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma can’t rest now. Sandwiched between the largest comeback win in school history against Baylor and a showdown with in-state rival Oklahoma State is Saturday matchup with a TCU squad that is much more dangerous than its record indicates. Four of TCU’s five losses...

No. 13 Baylor another shot to clinch Big 12 title game spot

Nov. 21, 2019 4:01 AM EST

Some things to watch in the Big 12 for Week 13 of the regular season: GAME OF THE WEEK Texas (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) at No. 13 Baylor (9-1, 6-1, No 14 CFP). Coming off their first loss after blowing an early 25-point lead at home against Oklahoma, the Bears have another chance at home to clinch a spot in the Big 12...

Song's fourth field goal pushes TCU past Texas Tech 33-31

Nov. 16, 2019 5:50 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — TCU’s seesaw win at Texas Tech on Saturday proved there’s no place like the road in this Big 12 rivalry, thanks in great measure to a fittingly uncharacteristic first quarter for both teams. Jonathan Song’s fourth field goal, a 20-yarder with 5:38 to play, gave...

Texas Tech, TCU meet with both pushing for bowl eligibility

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech with its first-year coach and TCU with a true freshman quarterback are in the same situation. The Red Raiders and Horned Frogs have identical 4-5 records (also 2-4 in the Big 12) with only one win over the last month. Both have to win two of their last three games to get...

No. 11 Baylor needs 3 OTs against TCU to stay undefeated

Nov. 9, 2019 6:40 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No. 11 Baylor needed a 51-yard field goal in the closing minute of regulation just to keep playing. The Bears were then celebrating after the first overtime, thinking the game was over before a replay review gave TCU a touchdown on an incredible leaping catch. The Bears finally had...

No. 11 Baylor has won 10 in row since loss in last TCU game

Nov. 8, 2019 9:34 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Matt Rhule may have only been joking when he said he sometimes still wakes up in the middle of the night haunted by the memory of those highlight plays TCU's Jalen Reagor made against the Bears last season. They came in the last loss for the Bears, when Reagor pretty...

No. 11 Baylor takes Big 12 lead into I-35 rivalry vs. TCU

Nov. 7, 2019 3:14 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No. 11 Baylor (8-0, 5-0 Big 12) at TCU (4-4, 2-3), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (FS1). Line: Baylor by 2 1/2. Series record: TCU leads 55-52-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE Before consecutive home games against Oklahoma and Texas, Baylor heads about 90 miles north on Interstate 35 looking for its...