The Big Ten will have two teams representing the conference in the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) as Wisconsin and Michigan will be making trips to the Rose and Sugar Bowls respectively. It is the seventh consecutive season the Big Ten has sent two teams to the BCS.
Wisconsin earned their second straight trip to the Rose Bowl after defeating Michigan State in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday. Michigan was an “at large” bid for the Sugar Bowl after finishing the regular season 10-2. It is Michigan’s first BCS bowl since the 2006 season.
As Big Ten champion, Wisconsin will face Pac-12 champion, Oregon. Michigan will face Virginia Tech, an at large bid from the ACC.
The credit not only goes with those two schools, however. The Big Ten is sending a league record 10 schools to bowl games.
Here is the complete bowl schedule for the Big Ten:
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (Dec. 27)
Purdue vs. Western Michigan, 4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Insight Bowl (Dec. 30)
Iowa vs. Oklahoma, 10 p.m. ET, ESPN
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas (Dec. 31)
Northwestern vs. Texas A&M, noon ET, ESPN
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (Dec. 31)
Illinois vs. UCLA, 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
TicketCity Bowl (Jan. 2)
Penn State vs. Houston, noon ET, ESPNU
Outback Bowl (Jan. 2)
Michigan State vs. Georgia, 1 p.m. ET, ABC
Capital One Bowl (Jan. 2)
Nebraska vs. South Carolina, 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl (Jan. 2)
Ohio State vs. Florida, 1 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO (Jan. 2)
Wisconsin vs. Oregon, 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
Allstate Sugar Bowl
Michigan vs. Virginia Tech, Jan. 3, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
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