November 16, 2006

Conference Capsule: OU rolls on

Coming off a 10-point win over Texas Tech last weekend, No. 17 Oklahoma enters a key meeting at Baylor on Saturday in which the Sooners, riding a Big 12-best five-game win streak, look to make their fierce rivals in the Lone Star state, the Texas Longhorns, sweat a little bit in front of the TV. After a trying season, the Sooners show no signs of letting down.

Most had written them off. Why wouldn't they? Bob Stoops had encountered a well-documented trail of tears. And that was before November.

That brings us to last Saturday. Texas Tech is no pushover. But not even the Red Raiders could stop the resistance of the Sooners, who continue to push and push and push against the pundits, injuries and opponents in posting an 8-2 record, including a 5-1 mark in the Big 12.

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