With its offensive line banged up, Oklahoma State kept its usually explosive attack simple and relied on a stingy defensive effort to top Texas in OT.
Given how the hockey world is set up, one can find teams at all different levels that are loaded with prospects, from the top minor league farm teams to European pro clubs to the junior ranks to the NCAA. Here are 10 particularly notable ones for 2017-18.
Breaking down the options and predicting the Cowboys' inactives for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
FPI: Cowboys heavy favorites in Santa Clara
For the fourth time in six weeks, the 49ers have less than a 30 percent chance to win, by FPI's measure. They've lost the previous three games -- all of which were on the road -- by a total of eight points.
The Cyclones remained in the thick of the Big 12 title-game chase with an impressive victory in Lubbock that lifted them three spots in our rankings.
The wear and tear of the season is starting to show. We saw a middle-finger salute from Tennessee, an ill-tempered Jimbo Fisher, another near-miss for Texas and prime-time clunkers for USC and Michigan.
Xavier Preston sacked Charlie Brewer on a two-point conversion attempt with 17 seconds left and No. 23 West Virginia withstood a furious fourth-quarter Baylor rally to escape with a 38-36 win Saturday night.
James Harden scored 29 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 107-91 on Saturday night in their home opener.
Kenny Hill matched his career high with five touchdown passes, KaVontae Turpin returned a punt 90 yards for a score after going backward to the 3 and TCU's defense dominated overmatched Kansas in the fourth-ranked Horned Frogs' 43-0 victory Saturday.
Tyler Pitlick scored two goals for the first time in his career, leading the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Penn State made an enormous playoff statement with its dominant win over Michigan, solidifying its No. 2 spot among our experts' picks. And Alabama just keeps rolling along, looking like the clear-cut No. 1.