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Big 12 Week 11 power rankings: Oklahoma makes another CFP case

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Oklahoma smokes TCU (0:40)

The Sooners earned a huge victory against TCU with elite performances from Baker Mayfield and Rodney Anderson. (0:40)

Our Big 12 power rankings after Week 11:

1. Oklahoma (previous ranking: 1): According to ESPN Stats & Information, Rodney Anderson became just the fourth FBS player in the past 20 seasons to finish with at least 125 rushing yards, 125 receiving yards and four touchdowns in a game. Anderson's emergence is just another reason why the Sooners should be in the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings come Tuesday.

2. TCU (2): The Horned Frogs are firmly out of the playoff picture following the disappointing showing in Norman. But they could get another shot at the Sooners in the Big 12 title game if they win their final two regular-season games.

3. Oklahoma State (3): After giving up points and yards in droves again, the Cowboys finally got the defensive stop they needed in the waning seconds to escape Ames with a win. Now, the Pokes will be pulling for Texas Tech to knock off TCU this weekend, which would set up Bedlam II in the Big 12 championship game.

4. West Virginia (4): True freshman Kenny Robinson showed why the Mountaineers were so high on him before the season, as his late interception helped key West Virginia's first win in Manhattan since joining the Big 12. West Virginia should be back in the CFP top 25 this week.

5. Iowa State (5): Riding effectively its fourth-string QB, Zeb Noland, Iowa State took Oklahoma State to the brink before Noland's pass was intercepted in the end zone to end the game. The Cyclones are now essentially out of the Big 12 title conversation, but what a ride this season has been for Matt Campbell's bunch, who can still finish with Iowa State's highest win total in 17 years.

6. Texas (6): The Longhorns took a step forward from last season on Saturday by not losing to Kansas. They can take another step forward from last year by winning one of their final two games -- either at West Virginia or home against Texas Tech -- to qualify for a bowl.

7. Kansas State (7): Like so many times in losing efforts this season, the Wildcats had their opportunities late. But like so many times, K-State couldn't come up with the key offensive play down the stretch. The Wildcats (5-5) now are in serious danger of missing out on a bowl game for the first time since Bill Snyder's first season out of retirement in 2009.

8. Texas Tech (8): It has been mostly a rough season for Texas Tech at a critical time for coach Kliff Kingsbury. But the Red Raiders showed some life over the weekend against Baylor in Arlington. And they can still close strong against two more rivals in TCU and Texas to get back to a bowl.

9. Baylor (9): Quarterback Charlie Brewer is one of 17 true freshmen who has played for the Bears this season. Giving him the best look possible figures to be goal No. 1 for the Bears the rest of the way.

10. Kansas (10): The Jayhawks took a big step forward with that win over Texas last season. Ever since, Kansas has been in reverse.