Oklahoma Wins BCS Tiebreaker for Big 12 Title Game
Quarterback Landry Jones #12 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks for an open receiver against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium on November 27, 2010 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Sooners beat the Cowboys 47-41.
No. 9 Oklahoma is headed back to the Big 12 championship game to face No. 13 Nebraska after winning a tiebreaker based on the Bowl Championship Series standings.
The Sooners were ninth in the standings released Sunday, with Oklahoma State 14th and Texas A&M 18th.
The three teams finished the regular season tied atop the Big 12 South with 6-2 records in conference play, and the BCS standings were used to break the tie.
It's the second time in three years that Oklahoma has made it to the Big 12 title game after finishing in a three-way tie for the South title.
The Sooners also edged Texas and Texas Tech in a BCS tiebreaker before winning the conference title and then losing to Florida in the national championship game.
Published at 7:53 PM CST on Nov 28, 2010
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