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How To Catch All The Big 12 Week 14 Action

How to catch the Big 12 action in the final week of the regular season. Plus, watchability ratings so you know what to expect.

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It’s the final week of the season. That means that for some of these schools, it will be the last time you get to see them play. Two games today can help power you through the post-Turkey Day blues. Three games on Saturday will help wrap up a fabulous Big 12 season.

A quick note about the Watchability Rating: It is intended to be a quick guide to how interesting the game would be to the average Big 12 fan.  Obviously, if your team is involved, you will probably want to watch the game.  The rating can also be affected by how difficult it is to find the game, both by channel selection and timing of the game. Being on an obscure channel or in a crowded or extreme time slot will normally knock the rating down a slot.

None of this week’s games are on ESPN’s streaming network, ESPN+. However, more and more games will only be available via ESPN+, including many non-revenue sports and men’s and women’s basketball games. This is especially true with the new Big 12 network, Big 12 Now, being a part of ESPN+.

If you’re thinking about signing up, go here to check out a free trial. This is the super exciting part for us. We’ve partnered with ESPN+. So, when you use our link, not only do you get to watch your favorite team’s game, but you also help support the LGG. Plus you get the Big 12 Now network and things like the “Miles to Go” miniseries. As Michael Scott would say, it’s a win, win, win! So go check it out.

Watchability Ratings

  • 📺📺📺📺📺 – Drop Everything. This game is must-watch television. Whether you have to stream it on your phone because you’re stuck at the mall with your significant other, or you kick everyone out of the room so that they stop walking in front of the TV, make sure that you don’t miss a second of this game.
  • 📺📺📺📺 – This is primary viewing and should be the main game that you watch during this time slot.  It will be entertaining to anyone who turns it on. Feel free to flip around to check on other games during commercials or timeouts. Just make sure you come back quickly.
  • 📺📺📺 – Make sure you have another screen to follow this one, whether it’s a second television or streaming on a laptop or your phone. You’ll want to be able to look over quickly for big plays.
  • 📺📺 – It’s worth keeping track, but don’t feel the need to pay close attention. If the current game gets out of hand, this one might be interesting, so check to see if you have a way to turn it on, especially during commercials.
  • 📺 – Don’t bother trying to watch this one. It will be a blowout or really ugly. You can find out what happened later without subjecting yourself to this.

Texas Tech AT Texas

When: FRI, NOV 29 at 11:00 AM CT
TV: FOX | Stream: Fox Sports Go
Watchability: 📺📺📺

True, there isn’t much else on football wise. But I don’t know how entertaining this one will actually be. If you are itching to get the football started today, feel free. But if you only get one game to watch today, don’t waste it on this one.


West Virginia AT TCU

When: FRI, NOV 29 at 3:15 PM CT
TV: ESPN | Stream: WatchESPN
Watchability: 📺📺

Cincinnati at Memphis will probably be more interesting. This one will be on the latest, so football junkies will tune in no matter how it ends. TCU needs this game to be bowl eligible, so expect a fire from them that West Virginia may not be able to match.


9 Baylor AT Kansas

When: SAT, NOV 30 at 2:30 PM CT
TV: ESPN | Stream: WatchESPN
Watchability: 📺📺📺

Do I really expect this game to compete with Auburn-Alabama? No. Am I going to tell you to watch it anyway? Yes. Both of these teams start slow. Baylor relies on its defense to keep things going. This might end up as a shootout, but expect most of that to happen in the second half.


23 Iowa State AT Kansas State

When: SAT, NOV 30 at 6:00 PM CT
TV: FS1 | Stream: Fox Sports Go
Watchability:  📺📺📺📺

Both of these teams struggled last week. Both are trying to get a step up in the bowl pecking order. Ultimately, this one doesn’t mean much, but it should be a pretty fun tune-up for the main event.


7 Oklahoma AT Oklahoma State

When: SAT, NOV 30 at 7:00 PM CT
TV: FOX | Stream: Fox Sports Go
Watchability: 📺📺📺📺📺

It’s Bedlam. You better be watching this one.

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