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COLLEGE BOWLS FROM A TO Z

By Marc Lawrence —
The 40-game bowl bonanza starts on Friday with the Bahamas Bowl and ends on Jan. 13 with the College Football Playoff national championship in New Orleans. There might not be a need for the ensuing knowledge but it is yours to dispense during the holiday season. A is for Appalachian State or “another one.” The Apps (12-1) go for another bowl win after another coaching change. They are unbeaten in four bowl trips and have won their past two games by a combined score of 79-13… B is for Boogie Basham. Technically, the Wake Forest All-ACC defensive end’s given name is Carlos but it’s a crime to waste such an exquisite use of alliteration… C is for Charlotte and “congratulations.” Not only are the 49ers (7-5) making their bowl debut but they are in the best possible bowl outside of the CFP… D is for Day either “new” or Ryan. Coach Ryan Day has Ohio State back in the playoff in his first full season as Urban Meyer’s replacement. The Buckeyes (13-0) face Clemson (13-0) in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. on Dec. 28… To read the entire alphabet of bowl information click here.

NBA History Book

Cleveland: 17-7 $ vs. Grizzlies … Toronto: 4-1-1 $ vs. Wizards … OKC: 5-1 $ vs. Suns … Golden State: 32-4 SU vs. Pelicans.

Grinding Out The Profits
From this year’s Playbook College Bowl Stat Report: Big Ten teams are 10-0 ATS versus PAC-12 teams in the last ten bowl pairings between these conferences

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