December 05, 2014

WACO, Texas (AP) BAYLOR (10-1, 7-1 Big 12)

Strength of schedule ratings: 102nd (NCAA); 66th (Sagarin Computer).

Record against teams in latest playoff rankings: 2-0.

Record against latest AP Top 25: 2-0.

Record against bowl eligible teams: 3-1.

Best wins: at Oklahoma, 48-14; vs. TCU, 61-58.

Loss: at West Virginia, 41-27.

Scoring margin: 25.9.

Yards per play and national rank: 6.48, 24th.

Yards per play allowed and national rank: 5.10, 32rd.

AP Analysis: The Bears again have the nation's top offense (581.1 yards, 49.8 points a game) with a solid but recently shaky defense. The two-touchdown loss at WVU after the fourth-quarter comeback over TCU hurt, and they held on last week for a 48-46 win after leading by 25 points over four-win Texas Tech. Baylor is still dragged down by a non-conference schedule of winless SMU, 5-6 Buffalo and a .500 FCS team.

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