The Big 12 Primer: Week 11

Time for a glance at this weekend. I'll have my predictions up in the morning, but until then, let's hear your picks in the comments.

Here's when and where you can catch this week's games.

Off: Oklahoma, Iowa State

No. 16 Texas at Missouri (Noon, FX): The Big 12's leading rusher, Henry Josey, faces off against the Longhorns three-headed monster in the backfield with Malcolm Brown, Fozzy Whittaker and Joe Bergeron. The two teams are atop the Big 12 in rushing by a wide margin. The Longhorns are back in a bowl game and looking for more. The Tigers, at 4-5, have their backs against the wall with two wins needed in their final three games.

No. 2 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech (Noon, ABC): Three more games stand between Oklahoma State and the national title game. Two road trips stand between the Cowboys and a season-defining game against the in-state rival Sooners that denied them a Big 12 South title last season. Texas Tech already took a big chunk out of Oklahoma's national title hopes. They'll try to do the same against the league's best offense.

No. 25 Baylor at Kansas (2 p.m.): The Bears are a win away from a second consecutive bowl trip after a 16-year drought. Standing in their way: The Jayhawks, who have lost 20 of their past 21 conference games, including a 55-7 decision at Baylor last year. The Bears, though, have yet to win away from Floyd Casey Stadium in three tries.

Texas A&M at No. 14 Kansas State (3:30 p.m., ABC): Kansas State has lost two consecutive games, but both to teams in the BCS top six and couldn't convert on a pair of passes that might have sent last week's upset bid into overtime. Saturday in Manhattan, the Big 12's most underachieving team, the 5-4 Aggies, will try and knock off the league's biggest overachiever, 7-2 Kansas State, who was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12.