Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor has five top-35 KenPom wins: Louisville, Oregon, Michigan State, VCU -- and now Xavier. Should enter Big 12 play at 12-0.

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Cannon catches 60-yard Baylor touchdown (0:20)

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor is showing some fight in its regular season finale at No. 16 West Virginia. The Bears are up 14-3 in the 2nd quarter on a 60-yard TD pass from Zach Smith to KD Cannon in a game that's featured very little passing so far.

Cannon makes great bobbling catch for Baylor (0:25)

Baylor makes mess of fast break

This possession ends when two Bears fight for the ball after missing a wide open layup. Still, No. 9 Baylor holds a slim lead over No. 7 Xavier in the second half.

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Watch: No. 7 Xavier at No. 9 Baylor

ESPN's BPI favors Baylor in a matchup of unbeaten top-10 teams. The Bears have already knocked off Oregon, Louisville and Michigan State. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Jesse Ertz completed just nine passes in Kansas State's 30-6 victory over TCU to end the regular season, but he ran for 170 -- and K-State stampeded over the Horned Frogs for 336 on the ground. A statement with for 8-4 KSU and another troubling day for TCU, which is 6-6 and limping into the postseason.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State is in total control at TCU, nearing its eighth win and an almost-certain trip to the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl. The Wildcats lead 23-6 after three quarters and have run for 294 yards, led by 159 from QB Jesse Ertz. The Horned Frogs, barring a big comeback, will lose a fourth consecutive home game for the first time since 2012.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State is starting to run away from TCU in rainy and cold Fort Worth. Byron Pringle's 83-yard TD reception from Jesse Ertz upped the Wildcats' lead to 17-6 early in the second half. And QB Kenny Hill has resurfaced for the Horned Frogs. It won't matter if TCU can't slow K-State's offense. The Cats have run for 192 yards.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle, essentially telling reporters to stop asking about Dirk Nowitzki's status: "I talked to [Mavs head athletic trainer Casey Smith] yesterday, and I think he's going to be out for a while. I think indefinitely is an accurate word. … Taking daily questions about it gets exhausting for him. And if it's not going to happen real soon, then what's the point? Look, progress has been made. It's just not there yet."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Quarterback Kenny Hill is on the bench today for TCU's regular-season finale against Kansas State after leaving early on Thanksgiving with an injury in the Horned Frogs' win at Texas. The start went to Foster Sawyer, who is leading TCU on its second drive, down 3-0 to the Wildcats late in the first quarter of this battle for Big 12 bowl position.

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No. 9 Baylor hosts No. 7 Xavier this afternoon on ESPN2. Baylor is 0-6 in AP Top-10 matchups, a loss shy of the worst winless record all time.

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