The matchup between WVU (6-3, 4-2 Big 12) and Oklahoma (7-2, 4-2 Big 12) is officially underway in Norman.
As always, be sure to stop here and follow below for live updates as the game unfolds.
FINAL: WVU loses 59-20 to Oklahoma.
6:30: Nicco Marchiol in at QB for WVU.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (59-20, 6:56)
12:36: WVU punts. Not much else to say about this game.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (52-20, 13:46): Gabriel and Stoops connect for their third score of the night. A scuffle breaks out after the play. This one is getting ugly.
END 3RD: Oklahoma still up 45-20.
2:06: WVU punts after one first down. This game is pretty much over almost through three quarters.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (45-20, 4:34): A dagger for the Sooners on a nine-yard TD pass from Gabriel to Stoops (143 yards, two scores). Largest lead of the day for Oklahoma.
WVU INTERCEPTION: On 3rd-and-23, Greene tries to force a crossing route to Carter, and the pass is tipped and picked off. Oklahoma will start on the WVU 43-yard line. First Greene interception in three weeks, and his third of the year.
7:42: For the first time all night, WVU forces a three-and-out. A short punt sets up the Mountaineers at their own 42-yard line. DT Jalen Thornton gets home on a sack on third down.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (38-20, 9:28): Greene finds Devin Carter on a slant in the end zone on third-and-short. The Mountaineers are still alive, but the two-point conversion fails.
13:42: WVU is in the redzone, but CJ Donaldson (14 carries, 79 yards, one touchdown) is down with a leg injury. 2nd-and-7 from Oklahoma’s seven-yard line after the timeout.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (38-14, 13:48): The Sooners pick off right where they left off. Gabriel finds Drake Stoops for a 60-yard pitch-and-catch in which Stoops fought off multiple tackles.
15:00: Oklahoma starts with the ball.
HALF: WVU trails 31-14.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (31-14, 0:07): OU punts, then WVU works a nice two-minute drive – with the help of an OU pass interference in the end zone – before Greene finds Kole Taylor for a three-yard score.
WVU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (6:20): Now, its the Oklahoma defense that shows out. WVU gets three snaps inside the OU 1-yard line, but the Sooners stand strong and don’t allow the touchdown. They will start their drive inside the 1-yard line.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (31-7, 6:20): Dillon Gabriel is picking apart the WVU defense. He gets his second passing TD of the night on a 32-yard connection with Jayden Gibson. He completed a 26-yard pass to Jalil Farooq on the play before.
8:11: WVU goes three-and-out for the fifth time tonight. OU starts at the 14-yard line after recovering its own muffed punt.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (24-7, 9:06): Dillon Gabriel’s legs are officially a problem. He sets up the Sooners with first-and-goal on a nifty read option, then the Sooners punch it in from three yards out on a pop pass to Austin Stogner. Things are starting to get out of hand for WVU/
WVU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (12:03): Greene cannot convert the 4th-and-2 from midfield, and Oklahoma has a chance to start running away with this one on a short field.
OKLAHOMA FIELD GOAL (17-7, 13:54): A 63-yard pass from Gabriel to Nic Anderson sets up OU inside the WVU 5-yard line, but the Mountaineers hold the Sooners to a field goal.
WVU MISSSED FIELD GOAL (2:29): The Mountaineers cannot take advantage of a Sooners’ hiccup, and Michael Hayes misses a 48-yarder by a mile.
3:16: WVU punts after a three-and-out with two incompletions and a run-for-loss, but Aubrey Burks pushes an Oklahoma protector into the returner who muffs the punt, and Jared Bartlett recovers at the Oklahoma 33-yard line.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (14-7, 3:16): The Sooners go up-tempo and make quick work of the WVU defense despite a sack by defensive end Sean Martin. Oklahoma converts another Gabriel keeper on 3rd-and-goal, and the Sooners take their first lead of the night.
6:42 : The Mountaineers punt to the Oklahoma 35-yard line.
7:08: WVU will have 3rd-and-12 from its own 23-yard line after a TV timeout. RG Brandon Yates is down with an injury.
OKLAHOMA TOUCHDOWN (7-7, 8:27): WVU holds OU to third-and-short inside the five, but Dillon Gabriel takes it himself for the equalizer.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (7-0, 11:00): CJ Donaldson bowls over a runner and finds paydirt from 10 yards out. That is his eighth-straight game with a touchdown. Make it three games in a row with a WVU touchdown on the Mountaineers’ opening drive.
11:25: WVU in scoring position after a 32-yard connection between Garrett Greene and Devin Carter.
13:50: WVU’s original starting OL lineup is back and healthy. From left to right: Milum-Rimac-Frazier-Yates-Nester. 3rd-and-1 from just shy of midfield.
15:00: WVU will start with the ball. The Mountaineers have scored on their opening drive in back-to-back games.