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Big 12 Conference Football news and notes

From the Big 12 Conference

Scoring runs: Saturday night's Oklahoma State-Kansas State game featured the following scoring runs: Oklahoma State went up 14-0, Kansas State answered with a 24-0 run and the Cowboys came back with a 20-0 run.

This season has featured the following in-game scoring spurts: Texas 35-0 (vs. Texas Tech), Oklahoma 28-0 (vs. Texas A&M), Oklahoma 44-0 (vs. Kansas State), Iowa State 21-0 (vs. Texas Tech), Oklahoma State 42-0 (vs. Baylor), Texas 43-0 (vs. Kansas), Texas Tech 24-0 (vs. Oklahoma), Kansas State 31-0 (vs. Kansas), Oklahoma 23-0 (vs. Kansas), Missouri 24-0 (vs. Iowa State), Oklahoma State 56-0 (vs. Kansas), Oklahoma 28-0 (vs. Texas), Baylor 28-0 (vs. Iowa State), Texas Tech 24-0 (vs. Kansas), Texas 34-0 (vs. Iowa State), Oklahoma State 27-0 (vs. Texas A&M), Oklahoma 28-0 (Missouri).

More scoring: In 29 Big 12 games, the average score is 44.8 to 24.4.

Baylor (5-3 overall, 2-3 in Big 12; defeated Missouri 42-39; at Kansas Saturday)

* Robert Griffin III broke his own school single-game record for total offense yards with 470; he set the record of 452 in Baylor's previous game.

* Running back Terrance Ganaway gained 186 yards rushing and he's the second player in school history with multiple games with 180+ rushing yards (Jerod Douglas).

* Receiver Kendall Wright has seven or more receptions in nine consecutive games. He needs 29 receiving yards to become the first 1,000-yard receiver in school history.

* Baylor set a single-game school record with 697 yards of total offense, breaking previous mark of 683 set in 2010 against Kansas State.

* In the school's 109 previous seasons, Baylor had gained 600 or more yards seven times. The Bears have gone over 600 yards in total offense four times this season.

Iowa State (5-4 overall, 2-4 in Big 12; defeated Kansas 13-10; vs. Oklahoma State Nov. 18)

* Redshirt freshman quarterback Jared Barnett had career highs in rushing attempts (22) and yards (125) and a career-high 300 yards in total offense. He became the first Iowa State quarterback with 100 yards rushing since Brett Meyer gained 122 yards in 2004.

* Aaron Horne's 18-yard touchdown run was the first of his career and the first rushing touchdown by an Iowa State receiver since 2003.

* With 251 yards rushing, Iowa State has consecutive games of rushing for at least 250 yards for the first time since 2000. The Cyclones gained 368 yards on the ground at Texas Tech.

* The official attendance was 51,575. Iowa State has had a record of five home games with 50,000 or more in attendance.

Kansas (2-7 overall, 0-6 in Big 12; lost to Iowa State 13-10; vs. Baylor Saturday)

* Junior wide receiver D.J. Beshears had a 22-yard touchdown run, his career long on a run from scrimmage.

* Freshman running back Darrian Miller had a career-high 70 yards rushing.

* Sophomore wide receiver Christian Matthews had a career-high three receptions and has had a catch in each of the last four games.

* Kansas held Iowa State to just 13 points, which is the fewest allowed in a Big 12 game since it defeated Iowa State 45-7 in 2007.

Kansas State (7-2 overall, 4-2 in Big 12; lost to Oklahoma State 52-45; vs. Texas A&M Saturday)

* Quarterback Collin Klein set career highs in completions (22), attempts (38) and yards (231).

* Freshman Tyler Lockett had 315 all-purpose yards, the fifth-most in school history.

* Kansas State won the time of possession (40:49). The wildcats have won the time of possession in each of its games.

* Kansas State has four non-offensive touchdowns in the last four games. The Wildcats' 81 non-offensive touchdowns since 1999 is the second-most nationally (Virginia Tech has 82).

* Kansas State is 39-of-46 in the red zone this season with 30 touchdowns and nine field goals. In the last seven games, K-State is 33-of-38 on red zone opportunities with 26 touchdowns.

* Kansas State has three interception returns for touchdowns, the most since the 2004 team also had three.

Missouri (4-5 overall, 2-4 in Big 12; lost to Baylor 42-39; vs. Texas)

* Henry Josey ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns. It was his fourth straight game with at least 129 yards.

* Quarterback James Franklin passed for a career-high 325 yards and had a career-high 382 yards in total offense. He also set career highs in attempts (46) and completions (26).

* Missouri lost to Baylor for the second consecutive time after seven consecutive wins.

* In its four Big 12 losses, Missouri has been outscored 43-0 in the third quarter.

Oklahoma (8-1 overall, 5-1 in Big 12; defeated Texas A&M 41-25; at Baylor Nov. 19)

* Senior receiver Ryan Broyles, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in the third quarter, finished his career with 4,586 receiving yards. That's No. 2 in NCAA history.

* Quarterback Landry Jones had his seventh straight game with at least two touchdown passes. During that span, he has thrown 26 touchdowns.

* Running back Roy Finch had career highs in rushing attempts (26) and rushing yards (99).

* Tress Way had four punts of 50-plus yards. He has 53 in his career, a Oklahoma career record.

* The official attendance of 85,709 set a Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium single-game record.

* Oklahoma outscored Texas A&M 28-0 in the third quarter. The Sooners have a 118-10 edge in the third quarter this season.

Oklahoma State (9-0 overall, 6-0 in Big 12; defeated Kansas State 52-45; at Texas Tech Saturday)

* Quarterback Brandon Weeden threw for a school-record 502 yards. He broke the record of 438 he set earlier this season.

* Wide receiver Justin Blackmon tied a career best with 13 receptions. His two touchdown catches give him 32 scoring receptions in his last 21 games.

* Wide receiver Tracy Moore had career highs with receptions (nine) and receiving yards (146).

* Sophomore running back Joseph Randle has 11 touchdowns (nine rushing, two receiving) in the last three games.

* The official attendance at Boone Pickens Stadium was a record 58,895.

Texas (6-2 overall, 3-2 in Big 12; defeated Texas Tech 52-20; at Missouri Saturday)

* Freshman Joe Bergeron celebrated his 19th birthday with career highs in carries (29) and yards (191).

* Freshman quarterback David Ash had a career-long 47-yard run to end the first quarter. Ash had just 14 career rushing yards on 46 attempts entering the game.

* Texas gained 400 or more yards rushing in consecutive games for the first time since 1977 (442 against Virginia and 516 against Rice).

* Texas has had 1,185 yards of total offense in its last two games, the most since 1,262 total yards in consecutive games against Baylor (645) and Kansas (617) in 2005.

* Texas has given up negative two rushing yards in the first half over the last two games.

Texas A&M (5-4 overall, 3-3 in Big 12; lost to Oklahoma 41-25; at Kansas State Saturday)

* The Aggies' three longest plays of the season have all been Ryan Tannehill-to-Ryan Swope touchdown passes: 79 vs. Oklahoma and two 68-yarders vs. Baylor.

* Ryan Tannehill attempted a career-high 63 passes.

* The Aggies continued their trend of scoring right before halftime when Ryan Tannehill connected with Ryan Swope for a 79-yard touchdown strike with 1:39 left on the clock. A&M has now scored a touchdown or a field goal in the final 3:11 of the second quarter in every game this year, including touchdowns in six straight contests.

* The loss ended Texas A&M's five-game road winning streak; all five victories had been against Big 12 opponents.

Texas Tech (5-4 overall, 2-4 in Big 12; lost to Texas 52-20; vs. Oklahoma State Saturday)

* Tight end Adam James had a career-best 49-yard reception. He finished with a career-high 95 yards receiving.

* Texas Tech gave up 439 yards rushing, the most by an opponent this season.

* Since holding a 31-7 lead early in the second half against Oklahoma, Texas Tech has been outscored 124-37.

* Texas Tech has been held to 21 points or fewer in back-to-back games for the first time since 2006 when the Red Raiders lost to Missouri 38-21 and Colorado 30-6.

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