TicketCity Cactus Bowl: Washington (8-5, 4-5 Pac-12) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6, 4-5 Big 12)
When: Friday, 7:15 p.m. PT (8:15 p.m. MT)
Where: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Ariz.
First glance: Oklahoma State
Coach: Mike Gundy
Coaching record: 83-44, 10th season at OSU
Star players: DE Emmanuel Ogbah was named the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year. Ogbah is second in the Big 12 with 11.0 sacks and third with 17.0 tackles for loss. … DT Ofa Hautau was named the team’s MVP. … S Jordan Sterns leads the team with 98 tackles. … RB Desmond Roland (6-2, 210) leads OSU with 647 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns. … True freshman QB Mason Rudolph (6-4, 217), in his second career start, was 19 of 35 passing for 273 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the Cowboys’ 38-35 overtime victory over Oklahoma in the season finale, earning OSU bowl eligibility. … Tyreek Hill, whose 92-yard punt return for a TD tied the score against Oklahoma in the final minute of regulation, was dismissed from the team earlier this month. Hill, the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, has been charged in a domestic violence incident.
By the numbers:
20 — Turnovers by the Cowboys this season. Their minus-8 turnover margin ranks 113th in the nation.
9 — Consecutive bowl appearances by OSU.
6 — Blocked kicks by the Cowboys this season, three by James Castleman, who leads the nation in that category.