No. 14 Oklahoma State (4-1, 3-1 Large 12) at Kansas State (4-2, 4-1), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX).
Line: Oklahoma State by 12 1/2.
Collection report: Oklahoma State leads 40-26.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
The Cowboys are coming off an extra time loss to Texas and the Wildcats are attempting to rebound from a loss to West Virginia, however each are nonetheless within the Large 12 title hunt. They’re tied with Iowa State within the loss column. Whoever wins could have an inside monitor to the convention championship whereas the loser faces an uphill slog to the end.
Oklahoma State operating again Chuba Hubbard in opposition to the Kansas State protection. Hubbard ran 25 instances for 296 yards and a landing in a 26-13 victory in Stillwater final season. And whereas the All-American operating again has but to have a breakout sport this season — the Longhorns held him to 72 yards dashing — he faces a protection within the Wildcats that allowed LD Brown to go for 102 yards dashing and a landing final weekend in Morgantown.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Oklahoma State: QB Spencer Sanders took the Cowboys’ loss to Texas significantly onerous, regardless of throwing for 400 yards and 4 TDs, due to three massive miscues: The younger quarterback threw behind a large receiver for an interception, fumbled an trade and was strip-sacked for one more turnover.
Kansas State: RB Deuce Vaughn and QB Will Howard. The freshmen are unquestionably the long run for the Wildcats, however each had some rising pains final week. Vaughn carried simply 9 instances for 22 yards and Howard threw three interceptions. Very like Sanders, each of them might want to have massive bounce-back video games.
FACTS & FIGURES
The 2 groups have cut up the previous eight conferences. … Oklahoma State misplaced to Texas regardless of out-gaining the Longhorns 530-287. … The Cowboys are amongst 4 Energy-5 groups to rank within the prime 25 in whole offense and whole protection, joined by Ohio State, Clemson and West Virginia. … Oklahoma State has held opponents to a mixed 13 of 72 on third downs, the very best within the Soccer Bowl Subdivision. … Cowboys WR Tylan Wallace and Hubbard have accounted for 1,186 of their 2,210 yards from scrimmage. … Vaughn and Clemson’s Travis Etienne are the one gamers nationally with no less than 300 yards dashing and 300 yards receiving. … Kansas State is plus-six in turnovers, tied for fourth nationally. … The Wildcats have dedicated simply 15 turnovers in 18 video games since Chris Klieman turned the top coach.
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