BIG TEN BOWLS

Record: 2-3

Heart of Dallas Bowl, Dec. 26

Louisiana Tech 35, Illinois 18

Bulldogs DE Houston Bates racks up 4 ½ sacks against Illinois, his former team.

Quick Lane Bowl, Dec. 26

Rutgers 40, North Carolina 21

Rutgers' Josh Hicks rushes for 202 yards and Robert Martin has 100 yards with two TDs.

Pinstripe Bowl, Dec. 27

Penn State 31, Boston College 30 (OT)

Nittany Lions rally from 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit, win after Eagles miss PAT in overtime.

Holiday Bowl, Dec. 27

Southern Cal 45, Nebraska 42

Trojans hold off late Huskers rally as teams combine for 1,040 yards of offense.

Foster Farms Bowl, Tuesday

Stanford 45, Maryland 21

Cardinal outrushes Terps 206-17.

Remaining Games

Outback Bowl, Thursday

Auburn (8-4) vs. Wisconsin (10-3)

11 a.m., Tampa, Fla. • ESPN2

Cotton Bowl, Thursday

Michigan State (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-1)

11:30 a.m., Arlington, Texas • ESPN

Citrus Bowl, Thursday

Missouri (10-3) vs. Gophers (8-4)

noon, Orlando • Ch. 5

Sugar Bowl, Thursday

(national semifinal)

Ohio State (12-1) vs. Alabama (12-1)

7:30 p.m., New Orleans • ESPN

TaxSlayer Bowl, Friday

Iowa (7-5) vs. Tennessee (6-6)

2:20 p.m., Jacksonville, Fla. • ESPN