Oklahoma State’s football team had a 17-point lead in the first half, but lost 43-40 in double overtime to 13th-ranked TCU at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth on Saturday.
Kendre Miller scored on a two-yard touchdown run in the second overtime to win it for TCU.
OSU’s Tanner Brown had kicked a 52-yard field goal on the first possession of the second OT to give the Cowboys a 40-37 lead.
In the first overtime, both teams scored touchdowns.
TCU scored first on a 25-yard touchdown pass from Max Duggan to Quentin Johnston.
Johnston had 8 catches for 180 yards in the game.
OSU answered on a 1-yard touchdown run by Dominic Richardson to tie it at 37.
Richardson had 72 yards rushing on 22 carries.
After TCU started the game with a three-and-out possession, the Cowboys marched 73 yards in six plays, with Spencer Sanders passing to Braden Cassidy for a gain of 38, then running it in from 22 yards out to give OSU a 7-0 lead with 10:25 to play in the first quarter.
After forcing a TCU punt, the Cowboys drove to another score.
Sanders kept again for an 8-yard touchdown to cap a 78-yard drive in nine plays, giving OSU a 14-0 lead with 4:34 left in the first quarter.
The Horned Frogs answered, with a 7-play, 75-yard drive, highlighted by a 48-yard pass from Max Duggan to Quentin Johnston to the OSU 1-yard line.
Two plays later, Duggan kept for the touchdown to cut the Cowboys’ lead to 14-7 with 1:40 left in the first quarter.
TCU forced OSU to punt on the final play of the first quarter, but Derius Davis muffed it, and OSU’s Jaden Nixon recovered at the TCU 24-yard line.
The Cowboys got a 35-yard field goal from Tanner Brown to take a 17-7 lead with 13:32 to play in the first quarter.
OSU forced a TCU punt, then the Cowboys went 47 yards in eight plays, with Sanders passing to John Paul Richardson for a 22-yard touchdown to make it 24-7 with 10:04 to play in the second quarter.
Sanders was 16-for-36 passing for 245 yards
TCU drove to the OSU 12-yard line and faced a fourth and four, but Derius Davis was tackled after a yard gain by OSU’s Jabar Muhammad and Thomas Harper.
The Cowboys had to punt, and TCU marched to a field goal, with Griffin Kell kicking a 48-yarder to cut the OSU lead to 24-10 with 3:38 left in the first half.
After an OSU punt, TCU got a 35-yard field goal from Kell to cut the Cowboys’ lead to 24-13 with two seconds left in the first half.
Oklahoma State got the ball to start the second half, and got a big play on a 44-yard pass from Sanders to Dominic Richardson.
That set up a 34-yard field goal from Brown to make it 27-13 Cowboys with 11:38 to play in the third quarter.
TCU used a strong running game to get into field goal range and got their own 34-yarder from Kell to cut the OSU lead to 27-16 with 5:51 left in the third quarter.
OSU answered with another field goal drive, with Brown kicking a 32-yarder to put the Cowboys up 30-16 with 1:25 to play in the third quarter.
The two teams exchanged punts, then TCU marched to a touchdown on a 47-yard drive in five plays.
Kendre Miller scored on a 3-yard touchdown run to cut the Cowboys’ lead to 30-23 with 9:24 to play.
Miller had 104 yards rushing on 22 carries.
OSU turned the ball over on the ensuing possession, with Sanders’ deep pass intercepted by Thomas Armstrong at the Horned Frogs’ 6-yard line.
TCU then marched 94 yards in 8 plays, with Duggan passing to Jarrett Wiley for a 10-yard touchdown to tie the game 30-30 with 1:57 to play.
Duggan was 23-for-40 passing for 286 yards and two touchdowns.
Both teams had one more possession in regulation and had to punt, sending the game to overtime tied at 30.
OSU has lost their last three games in Fort Worth.
The Cowboys fall to 5-1 overall, 2-1 in Big 12 play.
OSU hosts Texas next Saturday at 2:30 pm.