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Saturday, December 1, 2012
OU again shows resiliency in win over TCU

By Jake Trotter

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Yet again, it came down to the final drive.

Facing fourth-and-13 in the final seconds, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin lofted a potential game-tying pass toward Josh Boyce in the end zone. But Julian Wilson and Tony Jefferson collapsed on Boyce to tip the pass away.

Yet again, Oklahoma found a way.

"That's how we've been doing things," coach Bob Stoops said. "Making it exciting."

After taking down West Virginia on a last-second touchdown drive, then beating Oklahoma State in overtime, the Sooners prevailed over TCU 24-17 with a red zone stand in another fourth-quarter thriller to capture at least a share of the Big 12 title and likely a BCS bowl berth.

"You just have to find a way to win," center Gabe Ikard said. "That's what we did these last three weeks.

"These three games define us as a team."

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