Oklahoma State football: Five turnovers too much for Cowboys to overcome

Here's a look at Kansas State's 44-30 win over Oklahoma State by the numbers.
by Jenni Carlson Published: November 3, 2012

Here's a look at Kansas State's 44-30 win over Oklahoma State by the numbers:

* 0: Turnovers committed by Kansas State.

* 5: Turnovers commited by Oklahoma State.

* 7: Interceptions by Cowboy quarterback Wes Lunt this season, including three against the Wildcats. He also threw his third pick-six of the season, adding to those thrown against Arizona and TCU.

* 17: Points allowed by the OSU defense in the first half. The Cowboys faced a 31-17 halftime deficit, though, because of a kickoff return for a touchdown and an interception return for a touchdown.

* 23: Seconds in the second quarter during which the teams combined to score 17 points. Cowboy kicker Quinn Sharp hit a 25-yard field goal at the 7:47 mark. Then, Wildcat speedster Tyler Lockett returned the kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown at the 7:35 mark. And lastly, Cowboy return man Desmond Roland took the kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown at the 7:24 mark.

* 156: Carries for Joseph Randle without a fumble lost, a streak that was broken with his second-quarter fumble against the Wildcats.

* 481: Yards of offense for K-State.

* 504: Yards of offense for OSU.


by Jenni Carlson
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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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