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Big 12 Football Standings 2012: WVU drops to tie for 8th

The Mountaineers lost their fifth straight game this past week and dropped to eighth place in the Big 12.

Justin K. Aller

West Virginia's 50-49 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday extended the Mountaineers losing streak to five games and dropped WVU into a tie for eighth place in the Big 12.

At 2-5 in Big 12 play, the Mountaineers are tied with Baylor for the second worst record in the conference. Only Kansas -- which is 0-8 in Big 12 play -- has a worse record. West Virginia is now behind Iowa State who improved to 3-5 in the Big 12 with a win against Kansas on Saturday.The Mountaineers have now lost five straight conference games after opening conference play 2-0.

There was some change atop the Big 12 standings this week as Kansas State lost it's first game of the season. The Wildcats lost to Baylor 52-24 and at 7-1 have just a 1/2-game lead over 6-1 Oklahoma. The Wildcats will wrap up their regular season with a game against Texas while Oklahoma will face Oklahoma State and TCU.

Here are the full Big 12 standings:


Big 12 Conference Standings

(updated 11.18.2012 at 1:39 AM MST)


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