2023 Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship Scenarios + Week 12 Schedule

It has been a wild and crazy college football season.

Heading in to the final week of the regular season, the two participants that will compete for the 2023 Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship still have not been decided.

Check out the scenarios below:

Scenarios for the Football Championship surrounding Big 12 matchups on Friday, November 24:

  • Oklahoma remains in contention with either a win or a loss against TCU.
  • Texas will clinch both a berth to the Championship and a #1 seed (home team) with a win over Texas Tech.

If Texas wins and clinches a berth on Friday, the following scenarios apply surrounding Big 12 matchups on Saturday, November 25:

If Texas Tech wins on Friday, the following scenarios apply surrounding Big 12 matchups on Saturday, November 25:

  • No team can clinch a bid to the Championship until Saturday.
  • Texas can still clinch a berth to the Championship if two of the three two-loss teams (Kansas State / Oklahoma / Oklahoma State) LOSE on Friday and / or Saturday. Texas and the remaining winning team of those three will qualify for the Championship.
  • If Texas loses on Friday, and two or three two-loss teams WIN amongst Kansas State / Oklahoma / Oklahoma State on Friday and / or Saturday, there will be three or four teams tied for both Championship berths. Multiple scenarios exist in this circumstance contingent on which teams remain in the tiebreaker pool.

Updated scenarios will be released by the Big 12 Conference following the conclusion of Friday’s games.
Broadcast information for this weekend’s slate of games is listed below:
Friday 11/24/2023
TCU at Oklahoma, 11:00 a.m. CT on FOX
Texas Tech at Texas, 6:30 p.m. CT on ABC
Saturday 11/25/2023
Houston at UCF, Noon ET / 11 a.m. CT on FS1
BYU at Oklahoma State, 2:30 p.m. CT / 1:30 p.m. MT on ABC
West Virginia at Baylor, 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT on FS1
Kansas at Cincinnati 7:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN 2
Iowa State at Kansas State, 7 p.m. CT on FOX

Although Cincinnati has had a rough season to date, winning just 1 Big 12 game, the parity in this league should excite fans for the future.