(MORGANTOWN, WV) — TCU took a risk in double overtime, and it paid off, helping them upset West Virginia (No. 21 BCS, No. 23 AP) 39-38.
After the teams had a scorless first overtime period tied at 31, West Virginia went ahead 38-31 on a Geno Smith touchdown pass to Stedman Bailey in the second overtime.
When TCU got the ball back, Corey Fuller hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Carter in double overtime, and Trevone Boykin hit Josh Boyce for a game-winning 2-point coversion and the upset victory.
TCU improved to 6-3 and became bowl-eligible with the win.
The catch was upheld after a review, but the tandem of Boykin and Boyce was a large reason TCU forced overtime. They connected on a 96-yard touchdown to tie the game at 31 late in the fourth quarter.
The Horned Frogs rallied from a 10-point deficit to force overtime.
Smith finished with 260 yards. three touchdowns, and one interception for West Virginia. (5-3)
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire