The final scores of the Big 12’s two marquee games last weekend were 20-18 and 17-13. OSU beat Kansas State in the former; Texas beat West Virginia in the latter.
The other three games were a little more Big 12-like. OU 62-9 over Kansas, TCU 34-18 over Texas Tech, Iowa State 38-31 over Baylor.
But two games of great conference import looked a lot like 1973.
I say that. I pulled 1973 out of a hat. What were the scores like in 1973? Let’s go back and look.
I checked a few Saturdays from 1973 and focused on the days when some of the better teams played each other.