BCS contenders waiting their turns
COLLEGE FOOTBALL — How are Oklahoma State's championship hopes looking? The Oklahoman takes a look at how poll voters prioritize a team's resume and some previous scenarios in which one team jumped another in the final BCS rankings without the higher-ranked team losing.
Oklahoma State's loss at Iowa State on Friday night cost the Cowboys control of their own destiny in reaching the national championship game. But it did not cost the Cowboys their dream of making it to New Orleans.
If top-ranked LSU beats No. 3 Arkansas on Friday, the Cowboys figure to be no worse than third when they host Bedlam on Dec. 3.
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