The Cowboys are in control of their own destiny in terms of the Big 12 title picture as they head down some country roads.
Oklahoma State plays West Virginia on Saturday in Morgantown. Here is a look at the TV info, statistical leaders and series history between the Big 12 foes.
Time: 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday
Location: Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia
Watch: ESPN (Bob Wischusen, Dan Orlovsky and Kris Budden)
|Oklahoma State||West Virginia|
|Points Per Game||29.4||29.6|
|Points Allowed Per Game||18||22.9|
OSU — Spencer Sanders — 102-for-171 (60%)/1,341 yards/11 touchdowns/5 interceptions
West Virginia — Jarret Doege — 169-for-255 (66%)/2,071 yards/11 touchdowns/7 interceptions
OSU — Jaylen Warren — 175 carries/850 yards/6 touchdowns
West Virginia — Leddie Brown — 141 carries/642 yards/11 touchdowns
OSU — Tay Martin — 36 catches/529 yards/4 touchdowns
West Virginia — Winston Wright — 42 catches/523 yards/1 touchdown
OSU — Malcolm Rodriguez — 77 total tackles/40 solo tackles/7.5 tackles for loss
West Virginia — Josh Chandler-Semedo — 72 total tackles/45 solo tackles/3.5 tackles for loss
OSU — Collin Oliver — 4.5 sacks
West Virginia — Dante Sills — 6 sacks
Saturday’s matchup will be just the 13th time these teams have met, with OSU bringing an 8-4 record into the game.
The Cowboys and Mountaineers first met in 1928, a game West Virginia won 32-6 in Morgantown. They played again the next season in Stillwater, where WVU won 9-6.
OSU’s first win in the series came in the teams’ next meeting, in the 1987 Sun (snow) Bowl. Thurman Thomas ran for 157 yards and four touchdowns in that game to end his collegiate career.
That was their final meeting before the Mountaineers joined the Big 12, and OSU and WVU have played every year since. OSU is 7-2 against the West Virginia as Big 12 foes.
Here are the team’s previous 10 meetings:
|2015||Oklahoma State||33-26, OT||Morgantown|
|1987||Oklahoma State||35-33||El Paso|
Big 12 Standings
|Team||Big 12 Record||Overall Record|
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