Bowl Games: Dec. 21-28  |  Dec. 30-Jan. 6  |  BCS Bowls

NEW MEXICO BOWL
University Stadium | Albuquerque, N.M.
2 p.m. ET, Dec. 21
 
Colorado State 48, Washington State 45
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• Series: This will be the first meeting between Colorado State and Washington State.
• Rams' last bowl appearance: Dec. 20, 2008, in the New Mexico Bowl, a 40-35 win vs. Fresno State.
• Cougars' last bowl appearance: Dec. 30, 2003, in the Holiday Bowl, a 28-20 win vs. Texas.

LAS VEGAS BOWL
Sam Boyd Stadium | Las Vegas
3:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 21
 
USC 45, Fresno State 20
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• Series: Tied 1-1. Southern California won the last meeting 50-42 on Nov. 19, 2005.
• Bulldogs' last bowl appearance: Dec. 24, 2012, in the Hawaii Bowl, a 43-10 loss vs. SMU.
• Trojans' last bowl appearance: Dec. 31, 2012, in the Sun Bowl, a 21-7 loss vs. Georgia Tech.

FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
Bronco Stadium | Boise, Idaho
5:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 21
 
San Diego State 49, Buffalo 24
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• Series: This will be the first meeting between Buffalo and San Diego State.
• Bulls' last bowl appearance: Jan. 3, 2009 in the International Bowl, a 38-20 loss vs. Connecticut.
• Aztecs' last bowl appearance: Dec. 20, 2012, in the Poinsettia Bowl, a 23-6 loss vs. BYU.

NEW ORLEANS BOWL
Superdome | New Orleans, La.
9 p.m. ET, Dec. 21
 
Louisiana-Lafayette 24, Tulane 21
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• Series: Tulane leads 20-5. Louisiana-Lafayette won the last meeting 41-13 on Oct. 6, 2012.
• Rajin Cajuns' last bowl appearance: Dec. 22, 2012 in the New Orleans Bowl, a 43-34 win vs. East Carolina.
• Green Wave's last bowl appearance: Dec. 25, 2002, in the Hawaii Bowl, a 36-28 win vs. Hawaii.

BEEF 'O' BRADY'S BOWL
Tropicana Field | St. Petersburg, Fla.
2 p.m. ET, Dec. 23
 
East Carolina 37, Ohio 20
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• Series: East Carolina leads 2-0. ECU won the last meeting 21-14 on Sept. 19, 1998.
• Pirates' last bowl appearance: Dec. 22, 2012 in the New Orleans Bowl, a 43-34 loss vs. Louisiana-Lafayette.
• Bobcats' last bowl appearance: Dec. 28, 2012, in the Independence Bowl, a 45-14 win vs. Louisiana-Monroe.

HAWAII BOWL
Aloha Stadium | Honolulu, Hawaii
8 p.m. ET, Dec. 24
 
Oregon State 38, Boise State 23
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• Series: Boise State leads 3-2. Boise State won the last meeting 37-24 on Sept. 25, 2010.
• Broncos' last bowl appearance: Dec. 22, 2012 in the Las Vegas Bowl, a 28-26 win vs. Washington.
• Beavers' last bowl appearance: Dec. 29, 2012, in the Alamo Bowl, a 31-27 loss vs. Texas.

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL
Ford Field | Detroit, Mich.
6 p.m. ET, Dec. 26

 
Pittsburgh 30, Bowling Green 27
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• Series: Pittsburgh leads 2-1. Bowling Green won the last meeting 27-17 on Aug. 30, 2008.
• Falcons' last bowl appearance: Dec. 30, 2009 in the Humanitarian Bowl, a 43-42 loss vs. Idaho.
• Panthers' last bowl appearance: Jan. 5, 2013, in the BBVA Compass Bowl, a 38-17 loss vs. Mississippi.

POINSETTIA BOWL
Qualcomm Stadium | San Diego
9:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 26
 
Utah State 21, Northern Illinois 14
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• Series: Utah State leads 1-0. Utah State won the only meeting 42-7 on Oct. 14, 1995.
• Huskies' last bowl appearance: Jan. 1, 2013 in the Orange Bowl, a 31-10 loss vs. Florida State.
• Aggies' last bowl appearance: Dec. 15, 2012, in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, a 41-15 win vs. Toledo.

MILITARY BOWL
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium | Annapolis, Md.
2:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 27
 
Marshall 31, Maryland 20
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Series: This was the first meeting between Marshall and Maryland.
• Thundering Herd's last bowl appearance: Dec. 20, 2011 in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, a 20-10 win vs. FIU.
• Terrapins' last bowl appearance: Dec. 29, 2010, in the Military Bowl, a 51-20 win vs. East Carolina.

 


TEXAS BOWL
Reliant Stadium | Houston
6 p.m. ET, Dec. 27
 
Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17
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• Series: Minnesota leads 3-1. Minnesota won the last meeting 17-10 on Sept. 22, 2012.
• Gophers' last bowl appearance: Dec. 28, 2012 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl, a 34-31 loss vs. Texas Tech.
• Orange's last bowl appearance: Dec. 29, 2012, in the Pinstripe Bowl, a 38-14 win vs. West Virginia.

KRAFT FIGHT HUNGER BOWL
AT&T Park | San Francisco
9:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 27
 
Washington 31, BYU 16
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• Series: Washington leads 5-4. BYU won the last meeting 23-17 on Sept. 4, 2010.
• Cougars' last bowl appearance: Dec. 20, 2012 in the Poinsettia Bowl, a 23-6 win vs. San Diego State.
• Huskies' last bowl appearance: Dec. 22, 2012, in the Las Vegas Bowl, a 28-26 loss vs. Boise State.

PINSTRIPE BOWL
Yankee Stadium | Bronx, N.Y.
Noon ET, Dec. 28
 
Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16
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• Series: Notre Dame leads 4-0. Notre Dame won the last meeting 42-0 on Nov. 23, 2002.
• Fighting Irish's last bowl appearance: Jan. 7, 2013 in the BCS National Championship, a 42-14 loss vs. Alabama.
• Scarlet Knights' last bowl appearance: Dec. 28, 2012, in the Russell Athletic Bowl, a 13-10 loss vs. Virginia Tech.

BELK BOWL
Bank of America Stadium | Charlotte, N.C.
3:20 p.m. ET, Dec. 28
 
North Carolina 39, Cincinnati 17
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• Series: North Carolina leads 2-0. North Carolina won the last meeting 51-16 on Sept. 14, 1991
• Bearcats' last bowl appearance: Dec. 27, 2012 in the Belk Bowl, a 48-34 win vs. Duke.
• Tar Heels' last bowl appearance: Dec. 26, 2011, in the Independence Bowl, a 41-24 loss vs. Missouri.

RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL
Florida Citrus Bowl | Orlando, Fla.
6:45 p.m. ET, Dec. 28
 
Louisville 36, Miami (Fla.) 9
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• Series: Miami leads 7-1. Louisville won the last meeting 31-7 on Sept. 16, 2006.
• Cardinals' last bowl appearance: Jan. 2, 2013 in the Sugar Bowl, a 33-23 win vs. Florida.
• Hurricanes' last bowl appearance: Dec. 31, 2010, in the Sun Bowl, a 33-17 loss vs. Notre Dame.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS BOWL
Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, Ariz.
10:15 p.m. ET, Dec. 28
 
Kansas State 31, Michigan State 14
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• Series: This will be the first meeting between Kansas State and Michigan.
• Wildcats' last bowl appearance: Jan. 3, 2013 in the Fiesta Bowl, a 35-17 loss vs. Oregon.
• Wolverines' last bowl appearance: Jan. 1, 2013, in the Outback Bowl, a 33-28 loss vs. South Carolina.

 

Bowl Games: Dec. 21-28  |  Dec. 30-Jan. 6  |  BCS Bowls