Screen plays Today's bowl games

St. Petersburg Bowl

Connecticut vs. Marshall

10 a.m. from St. Petersburg, Fla.; ESPN

Records: Connecticut 6-6, 4-4 American Athletic; Marshall 9-3, 6-2 Conference USA

The stat: Marshall freshman QB Chase Litton has thrown for 2,387 yards and 22 TDs.

The line: Marshall by 5

Sun Bowl

Miami (Fla.) vs. Washington St.

1 p.m. from El Paso, Texas; Ch. 4

Records: Miami 8-4, 5-3 ACC; Wash. St. 8-4, 6-3 Pac-12

The stat: Washington State has the No. 1 passing offense in the nation, averaging 397 yards.

The line: Washington State by 2 ½

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Washington vs. Southern Mississippi

1:30 p.m. from Dallas; ESPN

Records: Washington 6-6, 4-5 Pac-12; Southern Miss 9-4, 7-1 Conference USA

The stat: Southern Miss WR Mike Thomas has at least one touchdown catch in nine consecutive games.

The line: Washington by 8½

Pinstripe Bowl

Indiana vs. Duke

2:30 p.m. from New York; Ch. 5

Records: Indiana 6-6, 2-6 Big Ten; Duke 7-5, 4-4 ACC

The stat: In five seasons under coach Kevin Wilson, 16 Indiana offensive players have been drafted by NFL teams.

The line: Indiana by 3

Independence Bowl

Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech

4:45 p.m. from Shreveport, La.; ESPN

Records: Tulsa 6-6, 3-5 American; Va.Tech 6-6, 4-4 ACC

The stat: Tulsa WR Keyarris Garrett is the No. 2 receiver in the country with 1,451 yards.

The line: Virginia Tech by 14

Foster Farms Bowl

UCLA vs. Nebraska

8:15 p.m. from Santa Clara, Calif.; ESPN

Records: UCLA 8-4, 5-4 Pac-12; Nebraska 5-7, 3-5 Big Ten

The stat: UCLA freshman QB Josh Rosen passed for 3,349 yards.

The line: UCLA by 6 ½

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