OU falls to Baylor
Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell (10) kneels over the ball after being stopped short of the of the goal on a fourth-and-goal play in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Oklahoma's Brannon Green (82) and Gabe Ikard (64) walk toward the sideline in the 41-12 Baylor win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Photo: Image by AP
WACO, Texas (AP) Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, Shock Linwood ran for 182 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor stayed undefeated, passing its first big test with a 41-12 victory over No. 12 Oklahoma on Thursday night.
Baylor scored twice in the final minute before halftime and stretched its school-record winning streak to 12 games since a loss at Oklahoma last November. The Bears are 8-0 for the first time.
Even though Baylor came in leading the nation in scoring and total offense and was outscoring opponents by an average margin of 48 points many questioned how good the Bears were after getting into November without playing a ranked team. They have now, and they responded with an impressive victory against a team that used to routinely overwhelm them.
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