Saturday, December 26, 2015
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
Tulsa (6-6) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6)
*Can the Hokies send Frank Beamer out a winner?
VER: 38-24, Virginia Tech
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.