OU vs. NU Postgame: Breaking It Down

ARLINGTON, Texas — As the Big 12 moves on without a conference championship game, OU finishes 7-1 in them with its 23-20 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday night.

Game ball goes to: Linebacker Travis Lewis--He came up with one of the biggest plays of the game, an interception in the end zone when OU was trailing 17-7. A touchdown would have put NU up 17 points again. To go along with that pivotal pick, he had a pair of fumble recoveries as well.

Play of the game: Midway through the second quarter, Lewis intercepted that pass, and it swung all the momentum in the game. It appeared as if the ‘Huskers would score yet again, and that changed the contest entirely.

It was over when: Cornerback Demontre Hurst batted down quarterback Taylor Martinez and the rest of the Nebraska offense's final gasp at winning this one with 1:03 remaining.

Surprise of the game:The Sooners were able to weather the huge early storm that they were. It was a really impressive comeback and something that no one could have anticipated given the atmosphere and situation early in the second quarter.

The biggest thing we learned: OU is a team of resilience. The Sooners were told after road losses to Missouri and Texas A&M that they couldn't win away from Norman. They were told they couldn't get it done in the fourth quarter. And the last few weeks they have. This time, their resilience showed up yet again when they battled back from an early 17-point deficit.

The biggest concern: There's no more Big 12 Championship games. Let's face it. It's hard to come up with a concern from this one, and since OU has been so dominant at 7-1 in title games, that's the major concern.

Streak count: Three straight wins away from Norman after losing the first two

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