When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender and maybe even bigger things.
That feeling didnt go away, even after the 12-time Big 12 champion Sooners had their biggest comeback ever to ruin a big night for the Bears, who had won 11 games in a row until then.
It just changes your level of expectation, Baylor coach Matt Rhule said. So, that game can do nothing but help us as long as we make sure that we learn from it, which I think we have.
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