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             === Stills' late TD lifts No. 13 Oklahoma past WVU ===
 
 Morgantown,  WV  (Sports Network)  - Kenny  Stills' fourth touchdown reception
 gave  No.  13 Oklahoma a  dramatic 50-49  victory and squashed West Virginia's
 upset bid in a wild Big 12 shootout at Mountaineer Field.
 
 The  Mountaineers,  mired in  a four-game  slide, fought  back from a 14-point
 halftime deficit and twice took the lead in the fourth quarter.
 
 But  Landry  Jones guided the  Sooners on a 54-yard  march in the final stages
 and found his favorite receiver, Stills, on a quick slant just across the goal
 line on 4th-and-3 from the WVU 5-yard line with 24 seconds remaining.
 
 "(The  Sooners) ended  up making  one more  play than  we did,  which was  the
 difference in the game," said West Virginia coach Dana Holgorson.
 
 Jones finished with a school-record 554  yards and  six touchdowns on 38-of-51
 throws, while Stills caught 10 passes for 91 yards. Jalen Saunders added seven
 grabs  for  123 yards  and a  TD, and  Damien Williams  amassed 163 yards from
 scrimmage  and ran for  a score in Oklahoma's (8-2, 6-1 Big 12) third straight
 win.
 
 "I  appreciate  the players'  efforts. They played  hard. West Virginia played
 hard,"  said Oklahoma  coach Bob  Stoops. "I'm  obviously disappointed  in our
 defense. We haven't been in a lot of shootouts."
 
 West  Virginia  (5-5, 2-5)  is stuck  in its longest  losing streak since 1986
 despite  superlative efforts from Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey and Geno Smith.
 Austin ran for a school-record 344 yards and two scores on 21 carries and also
 caught four passes for 82 yards.
 
 Smith  passed for  320 yards with two interceptions and four touchdowns -- all
 to Bailey, who pulled down 13 balls for 205 yards in defeat.
 
 The  Mountaineers  scored 19 straight points  to take its first lead with 7:12
 remaining  in  the game. The  go-ahead drive took all  of two plays, as Austin
 rumbled 54 yards to set up Smith's 8-yard touchdown pass to Bailey in the left
 corner of the end zone for a 43-38 lead.
 
 Oklahoma came right back and went ahead on Stills' 7-yard touchdown catch with
 4:10 remaining. The failed two-point conversion kept it a 44-43 game.
 
 Again  West Virginia answered quickly, as Austin took the first handoff of the
 next drive 47 yards, and two plays later Smith lofted a 40-yard bomb to Bailey
 for another go-ahead score. Smith was stopped short on his two-point run.
 
 The  TD came  with 2:53 to go,  and Brennan Clay's 46-yard kickoff return gave
 Jones  a short field to work with. Justin Brown had catches of 36 and 10 yards
 on  the march to reach the red zone, and after Blake Bell was stuffed on third
 down, Jones hooked up with Stills for the game-winner.
 
 Smith's heave from midfield was knocked down as time expired.
 
 Oklahoma  moved the ball  75 yards in 13 plays on its first drive, culminating
 in  Jones firing a  touchdown to Trey Millard on 3rd-and-3 from the WVU 4-yard
 line.
 
 Aaron Colvin intercepted Smith on the Mountaineers' first possession to set up
 Michael  Hunnicutt's  32-yard field goal,  and Tyler Bitancurt answered with a
 19-yard kick later in the opening frame.
 
 The  fireworks started  in the  second quarter  after West  Virginia turned  a
 Williams  fumble into  a touchdown run by Andrew Buie on 4th-and-goal from the
 one with 10 minutes left in the half.
 
 Jones  and Saunders hooked up for a 76-yard pitch-and-catch two snaps later to
 put  Oklahoma back  on top, and Stills'  4-yard grab in the end zone with 5:16
 showing made it a 24-10 game.
 
 Smith then found Bailey behind the secondary for a 33-yard score, only to have
 Williams take a handoff 48 yards for a TD just four plays later.
 
 Hunnicutt  missed a 37-yard field goal after Smith tossed an interception just
 before the half.
 
 On  the second play  of the second half, Austin ripped off 74-yard run off the
 left side to pull West Virginia within 31-24.
 
 Jones threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Stills less than 2 1/2 minutes later,
 and  the Mountaineers  put together a lengthy 17-play, 92-yard drive that took
 six minutes off the clock and ended with an Austin 4-yard touchdown run.
 
 A  critical  extra point was missed  to keep the  hosts down by eight, and the
 next  time they  had the  ball, they  turned it  over on  downs when  Buie was
 tackled for a loss on 4th-and-1 at the Oklahoma 14-yard line.
 
 Brodrick  Jenkins  picked off Jones at  the WVU 3  early in the fourth, and it
 took just five plays for the West Virginia to amass 97 yards. Smith hit Bailey
 for  gains  of 35 and 33  yards, then had a  brilliant 24-yard run down to the
 4.  From  there, Bailey took a  shovel pass up  the middle over the goal line,
 but dropped Smith's two-point conversion pass.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 West Virginia gained 778 yards to Oklahoma's 662 ... Smith's touchdown pass to
 Bailey set a school record for a single season, as he passed his own record of
 31 set last year ... Oklahoma, which improved to 4-0 on the road,  has won 32
 straight games when leading at halftime.
 
 11/18 01:57:02 ET