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Is Houston a lock? Candidates are in "limbo" and no one knows if a vote will even happen. For Big 12 expansion, according to many insiders, anything is possible.
Things keep heading downhill for Oklahoma, which lost big on Saturday to Ohio State. That earned the Sooners a sweet spot in the Bottom 10, the power rankings no one wants to appear on.
Seth Russell threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns and No. 21 Baylor shrugged off a slow start to beat Rice 38-10 on Friday night.
Bears’ offense too much for Owls
After a scoreless first quarter, No. 21 Baylor's offense proved to be too much for Rice to handle. QB Seth Russell threw for 337 yards, meanwhile the Bears rushed for 292 yards combined. Owls senior RB Darik Dillard rushed for 124 yards on 14 carries. Baylor picked up a 38-10 road win over Rice. Box score
Bears pulling away from Owls
QB Seth Russell finds KD Cannon on a short route and the wideout does the rest. Cannon has 213 yards on nine catches with two TDs so far against Rice. The Bears lead 38-10 midway through the fourth quarter.
The Rice band marched into a IX at halftime Friday night in a game against Baylor as the school emerges from a tumultuous sexual assault scandal.
Baylor extends lead over rice
Terence Williams takes the handoff and goes right up the middle untouched for a 24-yard touchdown to boost Baylor's lead to 21-10 over Rice.
RICE bounces back against Baylor
Rice ended an impressive nine-play drive with Emmanuel Esukpa's 1-yard touchdown run, cutting Baylor's lead to 14-10.
Bears capitalize on Owls’ miscue
QB Seth Russell lofts it up and finds KD Cannon in the back of the end zone for a 10-yard touchdown to give Baylor a 14-3 lead over Rice midway through the second quarter.
Bears respond quickly to take lead
After a Rice field goal, Baylor RB JaMycal Hasty scampers 16 yards for a touchdown to give the Bears a 7-3 lead in the second quarter.
Owls get on the board first
After a scoreless first quarter, Rice's Hayden Tobola drilled a 24-yard field goal to give the Owls a 3-0 lead over No. 21 Baylor early in the second quarter on ESPN.
Owls force first turnover of the night
Baylor QB Seth Russell was picked off by senior CB J.T. Blasingame at Rice's 33-yard line. However, the Owls were forced to a three-and-out. The game is still scoreless midway through the first quarter.
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Greetings from Rice Stadium in Houston. No. 21 Baylor is in town to take on the Owls. It's a humid but not too warm night and a good number of Baylor supporters on hand as Waco is only a three hour drive away.
Watch: No. 21 Baylor at Rice
Baylor seeks a 3-0 start for the sixth consecutive season with former conference-rival Rice standing in the way. Bears RB Shock Linwood is 47 yards shy of Walter Abercrombie's school record of 3,665 career rushing yards. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Adam Amin ESPN
Goode's Armadillo Palace in Houston. Great food, big armadillo outside, Friday Night Crew approved. See you for Baylor/Rice tomorrow night.
Oklahoma president David Boren said he is not certain that there will be any decision on expansion of the Big 12 at the conference's board meeting in October.
Rice vs North Texas Mean Green
Rice Stadium - Sat 9/24