No. 24 Oklahoma St. (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) at Baylor (6-5, 3-5), noon (FX)
Line: Oklahoma State by 4
Series Record: Oklahoma St. 18-12
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Oklahoma State can still finish third alone in the Big 12 with a win over the Bears and a Texas loss at Kansas State. Baylor is trying to win at least seven games in three consecutive seasons for the first time since 1949-51, and is already set for its third consecutive bowl trip.
Baylor QB Nick Florence vs. Oklahoma State secondary. Florence is the FBS leader with 390 total yards a game, and leads the Big 12 with 348 yards passing per game. He threw for 396 yards and three TDs without an interception last week against Texas Tech. The Cowboys gave up 512 yards passing last week, including 500 to Oklahoma's Landry Jones, who is second to Florence in the Big 12 with 341 yards per game.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Oklahoma State: RB Joseph Randle is the Big 12's leading rusher averaging 110 yards per game — nobody else averages more than 75 yards per game. He has seven 100-yard games, is averaging 5.2 yards per carry and is seventh among all active players with 40 career rushing touchdowns.
Baylor: Bears LBs Bryce Hager (9.7 tackles per game), Ahmad Dixon (8.5) and Eddie Lackey (7.6) are all in the top eight in the Big 12 for tackles. Hager is first, Dixon fourth and Lackey eighth. Lackey had two interceptions and a fumble recovery last week against Texas Tech.
FACTS & FIGURES
Baylor WR Terrance Williams leads the nation with a Baylor-record 1,693 yards receiving (154 a game). ... Oklahoma State has won 15 of the last 16 games in the series, with Baylor's only victory being 44-34 in Waco seven years ago. The Cowboys have scored at least 34 points in all but two of those games, including 13 in a row. ... In their last four games, the Bears are averaging 293 yards rushing and 293 yards passing. ... Baylor has four players with at least 400 yards rushing for the first time since 1994. ... The Bears have won 11 of their last 12 home games. ... Cowboys have won 10 of their last 11 games against Big 12 schools from Texas. ... Oklahoma State is averaging 548 total yards per game. The current school record is 546.