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Oct 25, 2011

West Virginia at Rutgers is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

West Virginia leads series 32-4-2. (Last meeting: Dec. 4, 2010: WVU 35, Rutgers 14) No. 25 West Virginia looks to regain its position as the Big East favorite when the team travels to Piscataway to face Rutgers in its second-consecutive road game. Both the Mountaineers and Scarlet Knights enter Saturday’s game with 5-2 records, each holding one Big East loss (both suffered last Friday night.) West Virginia has claimed at least a share of the conference title five of the […]

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Oct 21, 2011

Champs Sports Bowl Weekend Spotlight

An intriguing weekend across the Big East and ACC starts early with a pair of Friday night games with Champs Sports Bowl implications. All three of the conference leaders in the Big East – Cincinnati, Rutgers and West Virginia – all hit the road this week against league opponents. Tonight, the Scarlet Knights travel to Louisville and the Mountaineers visit Syracuse. Tomorrow afternoon, the Bearcats are in Tampa to meet USF. If all three maintain their unblemished conference records, we […]

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Oct 18, 2011

If The Season Ended Today – BCS Analysis and Bowl Picks

Now that the first BCS standings have been released, it’s time to start up one of our (ok, my) favorite games around the office: If The Season Ended Today. We’re not PROJECTING the bowls; we’re treating the current poll like the final one, so you can get a better idea of how the bowl process works.

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Oct 18, 2011

USC at Notre Dame is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Champs Sports Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Champs Sports Bowl on December 29, 2011! Notre Dame leads series, 43-33-5. (Last meeting: Nov. 27, 2010; Notre Dame 20, USC 16) USC and Notre Dame battle for the historic Jeweled Shillelagh this weekend in […]

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Oct 17, 2011

Champs Sports Bowl Selection Update: Week 7

One week after Wake Forest shook up the ACC Atlantic division, the other side of the conference experienced some upheaval. Two upsets in the Coastal changed the face of the division race while the Atlantic returned (somewhat) to status quo. Meanwhile, the Big East remains in a sort of limbo as contenders continue to dance around each other. ACC Results Miami 30, UNC 24 Virginia 24, Georgia Tech 21 Virginia Tech 38, Wake Forest 17 Clemson 56, Maryland 45 Florida […]

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Oct 16, 2011

BCS Standings – 10/16/11

The first Bowl Championship Series standings of the season are released, and that takes us one step closer to Selection Sunday. There’s still half a season to be played, but now bowl projections and possible pairings can be discussed without the Way Too Early prefix. Although really, anything prior to the last week of the season is still Too Early, if history is any indication. Let’s check the first standings: 1. LSU Tigers 2. Alabama Crimson Tide 3. Oklahoma Sooners […]

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Oct 11, 2011

Virginia Tech at Wake Forest is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Champs Sports Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Champs Sports Bowl on December 29, 2011! Virginia Tech leads series 23-11-1 (last meeting: Oct. 16, 2010: Virginia Tech 52, Wake Forest 21) Upstart Wake Forest welcomes No. 21 Virginia Tech to Winston-Salem this week […]

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Oct 10, 2011

Champs Sports Bowl Selection Update: Week 6

While we already have our first bowl-eligible teams after six weeks of play, there are far too many games left to be played to know what could be available to the Champs Sports Bowl in December. Our Team Selection Committee met on Monday to discuss the current state of our partner conference as we inch closer to Selection Sunday. ACC Results Wake Forest 35, Florida State 30 Virginia Tech 38, Miami 35 Georgia Tech 21, Maryland 16 Clemson 36, Boston […]

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Oct 07, 2011

Weekend Champs Sports Bowl Spotlight – 10/8

Both of our partner conferences are in the thick of league play this weekend as the championship races start to take shape. With current ACC division leaders Clemson (Atlantic) and Georgia Tech (Coastal) at home against Boston College and Maryland, respectively, a pair of games – Florida State at Wake Forest and Miami at Virginia Tech – are almost critical to keep pace before entering the second half of the year. In the Big East, preseason favorite West Virginia opens […]

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Oct 04, 2011

Pittsburgh at Rutgers is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Champs Sports Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Champs Sports Bowl on December 29, 2011! Pittsburgh leads series 21-7 (last meeting:  Oct. 23, 2010: Pittsburgh 41, Rutgers 21) The Big East picture will become a little clearer this week as Pittsburgh travels to […]

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