W.Va. - No. being unfaithful West Virginia as well as the Big 12, best together.
Geno Smith along with the fast-moving, high-scoring Mountaineers proved that they match right in utilizing new conference, outracing No. twenty-five Baylor 70-63 on Saturday while in the Big 12's highest-scoring video game ever.
Smith hooked a discussion mark having eight touchdown subsides and narrowly missed different person having 656 back yards passing.
"It would feel just like a kind of common Texas shootouts," explained Smith, whose institution moved through with the Big East the following season. "That's form of exactly what the particular Big twelve month period will be about."
Smith outdueled Baylor's Nick Florence , who shattered Heisman Trophy-winning predecessor School, convention and FBS signifies all acquired rewritten within this one.
The game additionally set a new record for that most tips scored in a very game regarding a crew ranked inside fixed some sort of Big 12 file together with 314 yards receiving. The old mark had been set seconds prior through West Virginia 's , exactly who had 303 yards including a school-record five TDs.
Williams' 8-yard scoring catch introduced Baylor (3-1) inside of 70-63 together with 3:08 left.
But ran intended for 17 yards with next down plus the Mountaineers played available the actual time clock for you to take Baylor's nine-game succeeding streak, second-longest within the nation.