So much for Baylor’s record-wrecking, history-making season. The Bears’ national championship dream died on a cold, hard night in Stillwater, Okla. But it’s more than that. Baylor now requires some serious help to win its first Big 12 title and earn its first BCS bowl bid.
The score was shocking. The fourth-ranked Bears, a 9-point favorite, were clobbered 49-17 by 10th-ranked Oklahoma State. They had whipped all but one team by at least 29 points and lost this one by 32. Baylor came in leading the nation with historic averages of 61.3 points and 684.4 yards. The Bears got 17 points and 453 largely-meaningless yards here.
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