NCAA Game Summary - Oklahoma State at Nebraska|
(Saturday, October 13th)
Final Score: Oklahoma State 45, Nebraska 14
Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - Dantrell Savage rushed for 212 yards and one
touchdown, leading the Oklahoma State Cowboys to a 45-14 victory over the
Nebraska Cornhuskers, 45-14, in a Big 12 Conference battle at Memorial
Zac Robinson completed just 12-of-19 passes for 234 yards and one touchdown in
the win. Robinson also scored a rushing touchdown for Oklahoma State (4-3, 2-1
Oklahoma State's victory snapped a 20-game losing streak to Nebraska in
Lincoln, and also gave the Cowboys their largest-ever win over NU in the
history of the series.
Quentin Castille led Nebraska (4-3, 1-2) with 102 rushing yards on 20 carries.
It was the first-ever 100-yard rushing game for the freshman tailback. Sam
Keller threw for 129 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, and also tossed two
interceptions as well.
The Cowboys dominated the first quarter of action, beginning with a one-yard
touchdown run by Julius Crosslin.
After a 21-yard field goal by Jason Ricks made it a 10-0 score, the Cowboys
struck quickly once again, as Robinson connected with Seth Newton for a 41-
yard touchdown pass.
The Pokes dominance continued in the second quarter, as Kendall Hunter
scampered into the end zone on a 33-yard run early in the frame.
Oklahoma State extended its lead to 31-0 midway through the second quarter
when Crosslin found the end zone for the second time, once again crossing the
goal line on a one-yard run.
With less than two minutes remaining in the opening half, the Cowboys scored
once again, this time it was Robinson on a three-yard run.
The Cornhuskers finally got on the scoreboard early in the fourth frame when
Keller hit J. B. Phillips with a 13-yard touchdown pass.
A 30-yard touchdown run by Savage extended the Pokes lead to a whopping 45-7.
In the final seconds of the contest Keller hit Thomas Lawson with a one-yard
touchdown pass, however, it was far too late for Nebraska to mount a comeback,
as the Huskers fell by a 31-point margin.
10/13 17:41:23 ET