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Daniel Wilco | NCAA.com | January 2, 2018

New Year's Six matchups announced

The lineup for the sextet of bowl games — known as the New Year's Six — selected by the College Football Playoff committee has been announced.

The Peach Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl are all scheduled for a three day span between Friday, Dec. 29 and Monday, Jan. 1.

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In the College Football Playoff, Clemson and Alabama will repeat last year's national championship matchup in the Sugar Bowl, while Oklahoma and Georgia will face off in the Rose Bowl.

The final four NY6 games were rounded out by a handful of teams that just missed out on the playoff.

Here are the matchups:

*Sugar Bowl: No. 4 Alabama 24, No. 1 Clemson 6 — Jan. 1

*Rose Bowl: No. 3 Georgia 54, No. 2 Oklahoma 48 (2OT)Jan. 1

Cotton Bowl: No. 5 Ohio State, 24 vs. No. 8 USC, 7Dec. 29

Fiesta Bowl: No. 9 Penn State 35, No. 11 Washington 28Dec. 30

Orange Bowl: No. 6 Wisconsin 34, No. 10 Miami 24 — Dec. 30

Peach Bowl: No. 12 UCF 34, No. 7 Auburn 27 — Jan. 1

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