Stoops said teams are not rewarded for playing tougher opponents. In some cases that means teams that beat others remain ranked lower in the polls, so the incentive is to schedule easier opponents. See more of this story here.
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Oklahoma at Iowa State
Time TBA Ames, Iowa
November 1, 2014
Iowa State (2-5; 0-4 Big 12) has wins over Iowa and Toledo. They lost to Kansas State by only 4 points.
Oklahoma is 71-5-2 against Iowa State. The Sooners defeated the Cyclones 48-10 in Norman last year.
Coach: Paul Rhoads. Rhoads is 0-4 against the Stoops-coached Sooners.
The Cyclones are 53rd nationally in passing. They are 108th in scoring defense. WR Allen Lazard is their leading receiver, with 29 receptions for 392 yards.
Famous Iowa State alums: George Washington Carver, Dan Gable, and Pete Carroll.
What you may not know: The streets on Iowa State's campus were paved in 1913.
Current Pick ‘em Standings
Here are the Pick 'em standings after week 8:
Player Last week's Wins-Losses-Points Season Wins-Losses-Points
Mike P 6-4-7 pts 36-26-44 pts
Jack 8-2-9 pts 40-22-43 pts
Gerald 4-6-4 pts 35-27-42 pts
Noah 7-3-8 pts 37-25-42 pts
Roger 7-3-8 pts 38-24-42 pts
Rick 6-4-7 pts 36-26-40 pts
Brenna 6-4-7 pts 36-26-39 pts
BW 6-4-6 pts 33-29-35 pts
Highlights of OU's loss to TCU
The jumbotron video as seen in the stadium.
Gameday Twitter Posts
- Why all the empty seats in Stillwater? #OKSTvsWVU 16 mins ago
- Doubt @cbfowler realized how disingenuous he sounded on #CollegeGameDay defending ESPN criticism for favoring the SEC. 6 hours ago
- RT @OU_MBBall: Gentleman? Yes. Extreme competitor? You better believe it. Just ask @JayBilas. #Sooners #takeNOTICE. http://t.co/RQUHPrdamB Oct 20, 2014