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Oklahoma can make a Big 12 statement against Tennessee
Oklahoma can make a Big 12 statement against Tennessee

Get ready for another face-saving Saturday involving a "Power Five" conference that might be one loss from four-team playoff elimination. Hint: The conference name begins with "Big" and the league has 10 members. Yes, it's the Big 12 — as opposed to the Big Ten Conference, which has 14 teams and is also struggling. Five power conference teams are vying this year for four playoff berths to be determined by a 13-member selection committee. The Big Ten, for now, appears to be the odd league out. Michigan State, at No. 13, is the highest-ranked Big Ten team in the latest Associated Press poll, but the Spartans can conceivably crawl back from last...

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