ABC officials exercised their six-day option on this week’s Big 12 telecasts this morning, opting to place the Texas-Oklahoma State game in prime time. The Longhorns (4-5, 2-4) meet the Cowboys (8-1, 4-1) at 7 p.m. Saturday in Austin.
The Texas Tech-Oklahoma game, also an ABC telecast, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Norman, Okla. The Sooners (7-2, 3-2) trail OSU by one game in the South Division standings with Baylor (7-3, 4-2) and Texas A&M (6-3, 3-2) also in the title chase. The Bears and Aggies meet at 6 p.m. Saturday in Waco in a Fox Sports Southwest telecast.
_ Jimmy Burch