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With just two conference games in the books, the pecking order in the Big 12 has been shaken up.
Kansas State's 24-19 upset of preseason Big 12 favorite Oklahoma on Saturday night vaulted the Wildcats (4-0, 1-0) ahead as one of the league's new front-runners for the championship. It has the Sooners (2-1, 0-1) in the rare position of playing from behind, after losing their Big 12 home opener for the first time under coach Bob Stoops.
K-State jumped up to No. 7 in The Associated Press' rankings on Sunday for its highest position since 2003. Oklahoma tumbled 10 spots to No. 16.
Both teams will take this week off while the six teams yet to play their Big 12 openers will get in on the action.
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NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops fielded questions on the weekly Big 12 teleconference about his team's upcoming contest against Kansas State, and Sooners Illustrated has all the discussion.
Coming into Saturday night's match-up with the Kansas State Wildcats, it had all the makings of a game that Oklahoma typically dominates.
This is not a typical Oklahoma team.
Kansas State's 24-19 upset win marked Bob Stoops' first home loss to a ranked team. Prior to the game, OU was 16-4 coming off of a bye under Stoops. The Sooners had lost to Kansas State...
The first leg in my four-week college football road trip sponsored by La Quinta featured a lot of history.
Unfortunately for the 2012 Oklahoma Sooners and their fans, the history that was made on Saturday night was of the ignominious kind as the 6th-ranked Sooners lost 24-19 to the 15th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats.
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NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops reviewed his team's upset loss to Kansas State, and Sooners Illustrated has all the coverage.
NORMAN, Okla. — For the first time in the Bob Stoops era and the first time since Kansas did so back in 1995, the Sooners have lost a ranked matchup at home, as the No. 15 Kansas State Wildcats stormed into Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and walked out with a 24-19 upset victory over the 6th-ranked Sooners.
Although the rankings told us that this game would be close, recent history would have suggested that No. 6 Oklahoma would win this match up and that the Sooners would win big. Oklahoma dominated the last five meetings, averaging wins of 22 points per game, including the 58-17 massacre in Manhattan, KS last year. But this is a different Wildcats team ...and a different Sooners...