Sooners prepared for high-powered Texas Tech - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Sooners prepared for high-powered Texas Tech

By KURT VOIGT
AP Sports Writer

Oklahoma hopes to shut down Texas Tech's latest version of the Air Raid offense on Saturday.

In order to do so, the No. 17 Sooners (6-1, 3-1 Big 12 Conference) likely must start more quickly than they have in the last two weeks - when they lost to Texas and fell behind 13-0 to Kansas before rallying for a win.

Oklahoma leads the country in pass defense, allowing just 149.7 yards through the air per game.

The Sooners' secondary figures to be tested like never before this season against the No. 10 Red Raiders (7-0, 4-0), who are second in the country with an average of 416.4 yards passing per game under first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for Seventh at NCAA Championships

    Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for Seventh at NCAA Championships

    Saturday, May 27 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-05-28 02:07:13 GMT
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for seventh place at 8-under-par 568 through two rounds at the NCAA Championships. The Bears shot 8-under 280 in Saturday’s second round, helping them climb three spots on the leaderboard. Baylor hit the course at 6:30 a.m. Saturday to complete the first round that was suspended due to darkness with two to four holes remaining for each BU player. The Bears entered the day at 5-under, but the course’s toughest hole was looming, and No. 17 to...More >>
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for seventh place at 8-under-par 568 through two rounds at the NCAA Championships. The Bears shot 8-under 280 in Saturday’s second round, helping them climb three spots on the leaderboard. Baylor hit the course at 6:30 a.m. Saturday to complete the first round that was suspended due to darkness with two to four holes remaining for each BU player. The Bears entered the day at 5-under, but the course’s toughest hole was looming, and No. 17 to...More >>
  • Baylor Men’s Tennis Duo Falters In NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals

    Baylor Men’s Tennis Duo Falters In NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals

    Saturday, May 27 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-05-28 01:58:11 GMT
    A day after locking up All-America honors, the Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little lost in straight sets in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. Benitez and Little dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to TCU’s 25th-ranked Jerry Lopez and Reese Stadler to be knocked out of the doubles draw. In first set action with the score tied 4-4, Benitez fell in a 0-40 hole, but the BU pairing battled back to ge...More >>
    A day after locking up All-America honors, the Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little lost in straight sets in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. Benitez and Little dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to TCU’s 25th-ranked Jerry Lopez and Reese Stadler to be knocked out of the doubles draw. In first set action with the score tied 4-4, Benitez fell in a 0-40 hole, but the BU pairing battled back to ge...More >>
  • Baylor Men’s Golf in Fifth after Day One at NCAA Championships

    Baylor Men’s Golf in Fifth after Day One at NCAA Championships

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-27 03:46:33 GMT
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for fifth place after day one at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Friday’s first round play was suspended due to darkness with the Bears sitting at 3-under-par late in the round. None of the 15 teams in the afternoon wave completed their rounds, which will be resumed at 6:30 a.m. CT Saturday. Baylor (-3) trails only No. 4 Vanderbilt (-8), No. 20 Auburn (-6), No. 3 Oklahoma State (-5) and No. 1 USC (-4). Auburn, No. 22 Ole Miss (-1) and No. 31 Alabama...More >>
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for fifth place after day one at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Friday’s first round play was suspended due to darkness with the Bears sitting at 3-under-par late in the round. None of the 15 teams in the afternoon wave completed their rounds, which will be resumed at 6:30 a.m. CT Saturday. Baylor (-3) trails only No. 4 Vanderbilt (-8), No. 20 Auburn (-6), No. 3 Oklahoma State (-5) and No. 1 USC (-4). Auburn, No. 22 Ole Miss (-1) and No. 31 Alabama...More >>
Powered by Frankly