VERs for Today’s Six Bowl Games

Saturday, December 26, 2015

St. Petersburg
Connecticut (6-6) vs. Marshall (9-3)
*Marshall is playing for a third straight 10-win season.  UConn is looking for a winning season after going 2-10 in 2014 and 3-9 the year before.
VER:  24-20, Marshall

El Paso, Texas
Miami (Fla.) (8-4) vs. Washington State (8-4)
*Miami is 0-5 in bowls since its last win in 2006.  Washington State hasn’t won a bowl game since 2003.
VER:  32-30, Washington State

Heart of Dallas
Southern Mississippi (9-4) vs. Washington (6-6)
VER:  32-23, Washington

Bronx, New York
Duke (7-5) vs. Indiana (6-6)
*Duke’s last bowl win came in the 1961 Cotton Bowl against Arkansas.  Indiana’s last bowl win was the 1991 Copper Bowl, over Baylor.  The Hoosiers qualified for a bowl game this year in spite of a 6-game losing streak.
VER:  37-35, Indiana

Shreveport, Louisiana
Tulsa (6-6) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6)
*Can the Hokies send Frank Beamer out a winner?
VER:  38-24, Virginia Tech

Foster Farms
Santa Clara, California
Nebraska (5-7) vs. U.C.L.A. (8-4)
*Nebraska lost four games in the final 10 seconds or in overtime.  The Cornhuskers are the best of the three 5-7 teams to play in bowls this year.
VER:  34-27, U.C.L.A.


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