This Week's Scores: Minnesota wins, Tech edges NM

Well, the Bears won their season opener over Arkansas State 24-3. Future opponents were in action as well with some interesting results. The Big XII was 11-1 over the weekend with upcoming foe Minnesota registering their first win of the season.

Here is a summary of game around the Big XII and how Baylor's upcoming non-conference opponents fared as well.

La Lafayette 14
Minnesota 44

New Mexico 30
Texas Tech 42

North Carolina 14
Texas 44

UCLA 41
Kansas 17

San Jose State 15
Colorado 51

Kansas State 10
USC 6

North Texas 10
Oklahoma 37

Northern Iowa 0
Iowa State 45

Southwest Texas 6
Missouri 40

Notre Dame 10
Nebraska 27

La Tech 23
Oklahoma State 30

Texas A&M 28
Wyoming 20

Minnesota bounced back after a beating at the hands of Toledo (38-7) in week 1 to rout the Ragin Cajuns 44-14. The Bears will need to make great strides on offense to win in Gopher land.

In an interesting matchup between two of Baylor's future opponents, Texas Tech hosted New Mexico. Tech led throughout and wound up winning 42-30. From the looks of the score, it looks like alot of offense and not much defense was played. Kudos to the Lobos for going into Lubbock and fighting until the end. BU's defense will have to be ready in two weeks for UNM's trip to Waco.

A&M started this week in college football by downing Wyoming 28-20 in another struggle for the Aggies. Many of the A&M faithful that I have spoken with are more than a bit concerned about their team's difficulties so far this season.

Nebraska put down any Irish hopes of an upset and OU put up alot of yards on North Texas but had to score alot late to win 37-10. At one point, the score was 21-10 in the second half. Kansas State actually played a real team out of conference and won 10-6 at USC. Colorado bombed SJSU, Mizzou ripped SW Texas and ISU thrashed Northern Iowa. Kansas was the lone loss in the conference losing badly to UCLA.

In the Big XII South, Texas ran up the score late to beat MacIII's prior employer North Carolina 44-14. The Horns took a knee on an extra point attempt with under two minutes remaining to score exactly 44 points in honor of fallen teammate Cole Pittman, which I thought was cool.

OSU eeked out a win over Lousisiana Tech at home 30-23.


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