Pac-12 Bowl Game Reshuffle

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    • #95722

      Ute Fan

      Vegas Bowl adds SEC or Big-10 (site: Raiders new stadium)

      New Pac-12 Bowls:  LA Bowl (site: LA Rams Stadium), Independence Bowl

      Out: Cheez-it Bowl

      h/t Jon Wilner

    • #95723

      Ute Fan

      Bumps the Vegas Bowl up a notch.  

    • #95725

      Ute Fan

      Per Jon Wilner:


      here’s the likely Pac-12 lineup starting in 2020:

      1. Rose Bowl vs. Big Ten
      2. Alamo Bowl vs. Big 12
      3. Las Vegas Bowl vs. SEC/Big Ten
      4. Holiday Bowl vs. ACC
      5. Redbox vs. Big Ten
      6. Sun vs. ACC
      7. Los Angeles Bowl vs. Mountain West
      8. Independence Bowl vs. ACC

      • #95726

        Ute Fan

        Love seeing that “vs. Independent G5” is nowhere on the list.

        • #95729

          Ute Fan

          Yeah, link below mentions its up to ESPN Events to slot-in Independents into their bowls. I assume that means on a space-available basis, say if one conference or another can’t fill all its slots. No reserved bids. Is TDS still committed to the Hawaii Bowl this year?

      • #95738

        Ute Fan

        Of course, the opponent matters, so I will never say “never”, but all things being equal, why would anyone NOT drive straight through LV and on to SD, or better yet, spend a little more on airfare and a car rental.

        Las Vegas is a $#ithole, and always will be. The weather is usually questionable, especially compared to SD, and even if the Vegas game is rescheduled for NY weekend, matching the Holiday Bowl, still, WHY WOULD VEGAS EVER BE BETTER THAN SD?

        Obviously, I’m not a gambler, so if gambling is your answer, I quickly defer.

        Otherwise, it is NO CONTEST!

        • #95743

          Ute Fan

          I think the stadium and TV coverage are a bigger deal than the city. This is a giant leap up from either Sam Boyd or Qualcomm.

      • #95742

        Ute Fan

        This is great news for us. Vegas Bowl knows Ute fans will make the short drive, especially for a great P-5 matchup. 

      • #95756

        Ute Fan

        As a college football handicapper, I love the match up with the MWC team.  First place MWC team is WAY better then a 7th place PAC12 team.  

    • #95727

      Ute Fan

      More details on bowl tie-ins for all P5 Conference:Latest Bowl Game Tie-Ins via The Stadium

    • #95760

      Ute Fan

      Presumably the Vegas Bowl will now be on a much later date (rather than in mid-December).

      Would be a much more attractive bowl (especially with a quality opponent from a strong conference).



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