Subject: Re: History Between Teams for Bowl Games on Dec. 29th
On Thu, 7 Dec 2017 06:40:06 -0800 (PST), JGibson<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Dec. 29th (Friday):
>Belk Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Texas A&M
>First ever meeting.
>Sun Bowl: N.C. State vs. Arizona State
>Series is tied at 1-1. Both games played in Tempe, one in 1960 (Arizona St=
>ate won 25-22) and one in 1974 (N.C. State won 35-14). Based on the way te=
>ams schedule today, these were sort of weird late season games. Maybe N.C.=
> State was using the trip to Arizona State like a bowl game?
>Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs. Northwestern
>A single meeting back in 1928, when Northwestern was a member of the Wester=
>n Conference (now known as the Big Ten) and Kentucky was a member of the So=
>uthern Conference (before the SEC's giant breakaway). Northwestern won the=
>ir home game 7-0.
>Arizona Bowl: New Mexico State vs. Utah State
>Seems appropriate. Two states that touch only at a corner playing a game i=
>n one of the other two four corners states. Utah State leads the all-time =
>series 30-7. Have played each other 26 times as conference opponents as me=
>mbers of the PCAA, Big West, Sun Belt, and WAC. Their first ever meeting w=
>as also New Mexico State's last bowl game: the 1960 Sun Bowl. Utah State w=
>on that game 20-13.
>Cotton Bowl: USC vs. Ohio State
>USC holds the all-time lead 13-9-1. This is their first ever meeting in a =
>bowl game other than the Rose Bowl. USC holds a 4-3 lead in the Rose Bowl =
>and 9-6-1 lead in regular season games (5-2-1 in Los Angeles and 4-4 in Col=
>umbus). USC has won 7 straight in the series (3 Rose Bowls in '75, '80, an=
>d '85 and 4 regular season games in '89, '90, '08, and '09).
I'll bet history does not repeat itself.
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