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West Virginia tops TCU 29-17 despite TD kick return at start

Oct. 24, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Leddie Brown ran for three touchdowns, and West Virginia overcame Derius Davis' 100-yard return for a score on the opening kickoff in a 29-17 victory over TCU on Saturday night. Brown's 1-yard plunge put the Mountaineers (3-4, 1-3 Big 12) ahead...

TCU's struggling D tries to correct course vs. West Virginia

Oct. 21, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU's often-stingy defense is in an unfamiliar place among the triple-digit crowd in the NCAA rankings, with two losses when scoring in the 30s after years of coach Gary Patterson preaching the Horned Frogs only needed one more point than the other team. ...

Bohanon's career day leads Baylor past West Virginia 45-20

Oct. 09, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Gerry Bohanon saw something in his Baylor teammates during the week with the offense coming off a poor showing that helped knocked the Bears out of the Top 25. Whatever the quarterback saw showed up on game day. Bohanon had...

Baylor, West Virginia trying to get run games going again

Oct. 07, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

Baylor wants to regain its swagger in the run game. West Virginia would be satisfied with any progress. The Bears and Mountaineers meet Saturday in Waco, Texas, after both lost games in which they failed to score in the first half. Baylor had averaged...

Remaining, renewed and new Big 12 rivalries after Red River

Oct. 05, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Big 12 will have nothing like the Red River rivalry on the second Saturday in October once Texas and Oklahoma make their move to the Southeastern Conference. But even when the passionate fans in crimson and burnt orange are split 50-50 at historic Cotton Bowl Stadium...

Garibay's late FG lifts Texas Tech past West Virginia 23-20

Oct. 02, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The score was tied, Texas Tech was about to take over deep in its own territory with time running down in the fourth quarter, and quarterback Henry Colombi had one thing to say to running back SaRodorick Thompson. “I turned to SaRodorick and...

No. 6 Sooners face first Big 12 road test at K-State

Sep. 30, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

No. 6 Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at Kansas State (3-1, 0-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Oklahoma by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 76-21-4 WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Texas Tech goes for 3rd straight win over WVU with backup QB

Sep. 30, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Good things happen when Texas Tech starts a backup quarterback against West Virginia. On Saturday the Red Raiders (3-1, 0-1 Big 12) will try to beat the Mountaineers (2-2, 0-1) for the third straight year doing just that. ...

West Virginia offense struggles to score TDs after halftime

Sep. 29, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

West Virginia coach Neal Brown’s offense needs a late energy boost. The Mountaineers started strong against three Power Five opponents this season only to fall flat, managing a field goal after halftime in each game. There's plenty of things to sort...

Brkic's last-second FG lifts No. 4 Oklahoma past W. Virginia

Sep. 26, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Another day, another ugly win for Oklahoma. Gabe Brkic's 30-yard field goal as time expired gave the fourth-ranked Sooners a 16-13 win over West Virginia on Saturday night. Oklahoma started its final possession at its 8-yard...