Big 12 Week 11 picks: Who takes the top 10 showdown in Norman?

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Here are the Big 12 picks for Week 11 from my colleague Jake Trotter and me (all times ET). Visit our college football PickCenter page for additional information on these games and many more.

Texas Tech vs. Baylor (Noon)

Trotter: After the deflating loss to Kansas State, I'm a little bit concerned about Tech's mental state. That said, the Red Raiders have always played pretty well in this rivalry game in Arlington under Kliff Kingsbury. Texas Tech 41, Baylor 35

Khan: No Big 12 team in the past three weeks has been worse at defending third downs than Texas Tech, which has allowed a 52.5 percent conversion rate. This will be a high-scoring affair as usual, but Charlie Brewer and the Bears pull it out. Baylor 42, Texas Tech 38

Oklahoma State at Iowa State (Noon, ABC/ESPN2)

Trotter: Both teams are coming off emotional losses, particularly the Cowboys. But I'll go with Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph steadying his team in another difficult road tilt. Oklahoma State 35, Iowa State 28

Khan: The Cowboys have scored 102 points in the past two weeks. The Cyclones will play them tough, but the Pokes will pull through. Oklahoma State 41, Iowa State 34

West Virginia at Kansas State (3:30 p.m., ESPN2)

Trotter: Once again, Bill Snyder's team is finding its footing in November, and a bowl appearance is now a possibility again. K-State's physical running game will be the difference in getting the Wildcats bowl-eligible Saturday. Kansas State 26, West Virginia 24

Khan: Going on the road after a big win isn't easy, but the Mountaineers showed some toughness last week, grinding out a low-scoring, four-point win. This is one they should take. West Virginia 34, Kansas State 20

Kansas at Texas (6 p.m., LHN)

Trotter: Very rarely have the Longhorns had the revenge factor on their side in this game. But Tom Herman will be reminding his players all week about what happened last season. Texas 31, Kansas 3

Khan: The Longhorns' defense will keep the struggling Jayhawks out of the end zone in an easy win. Texas 38, Kansas 6

TCU at Oklahoma (7 p.m., Fox)

Trotter: Gary Patterson will try to slow this game down and hope that Kenny Hill can keep the chains moving offensively. Baker Mayfield, however, is just playing at a level different than any other QB in college football right now. Oklahoma 36, TCU 28

Khan: The Horned Frogs crossed the Red River and slowed down a high-powered offense once before in a big win earlier this season. If they can have similar defensive success and Hill can protect the football against a malleable Sooners D, it bodes well for Patterson's squad. TCU 37, Oklahoma 30