TCU back in Top 10 after win
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson knows the real measure for his team in the Big 12 Conference comes after beating then-No. 4 Oklahoma.
In the minutes after the Horned Frogs pulled off a 37-33 victory over the eight-time Big 12 champion Sooners, with TCU fans still scattered on the field celebrating outside, Patterson delivered that reminder to his players in the locker room.
"Why are you guys so excited? If you want to be the program that you want to become, you've got to act like you just beat Minnesota or you just beat Samford or whoever you play," Patterson told them. "Because you guys gotta do it next week. That's what this league is all about."
Their reward for beating Oklahoma? The Frogs (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) moved to No. 9 in the new AP poll Sunday and have to get ready for another matchup of undefeated teams next Saturday at No. 5 Baylor (5-0, 2-0), the defending Big 12 champ.