Oklahoma’s Win Over Oklahoma State Helps Iowa’s BCS Chances

Posted by Kevin Trahan on November-28-2009 Add Comments

Bob Stoops's Oklahoma Sooners didn't have much to play for Saturday, except for a bowl "upgrade" to the Alamo Bowl. But he came through for his old team, the Iowa Hawkeyes, who had much more riding on this game.

Playing in the annual Bedlam game, the Sooners faced in-state rival Oklahoma State, who had much more to play for, likely a BCS bowl birth. But the Cowboys weren't up to the challenge, as they were shut out 27-0 in Norman.

And while Oklahoma celebrated on the field, the state of Iowa was celebrating at home. The Hawkeyes were more benefited by the win than any other team, possibly outside of Boise State. An Oklahoma win puts Iowa in very good position for a BCS birth, one that Oklahoma State could have snatched up w...

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