Sunday, December 7, 2003

Bowl games schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 16

New Orleans Bowl


North Texas (9-3) vs. Memphis (8-4), 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Thursday, Dec. 18


Mobile, Ala.


Louisville (9-3) vs. Miami (Ohio) (12-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Monday, Dec. 22

Tangerine Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.


North Carolina State (7-4) vs. Kansas (6-6), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Fort Worth (Texas) Bowl


Texas Christian (11-1) vs. Big 12 No. 8 , 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 24

Las Vegas Bowl


New Mexico (8-4) vs. Oregon State (7-4), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 25

Blue-Gray Classic

At Troy, Ala.

Blue vs. Gray, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu


Houston (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 26

Motor City Bowl

At Detroit


Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Big Ten No. 7, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Bowl

At Phoenix


California (7-6) vs. Virginia Tech (8-4), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 27

Continental Tire Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.


Pittsburgh (8-4) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Monday, Dec. 29

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

$1.45 million

Big Ten No. 4 vs. Big 12 No. 4, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 30

Houston Bowl

$1 million

Navy (7-4) vs. Big 12, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

$2 million

Washington State (9-3) vs. Big 12 No. 3, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Silicon Valley Classic

At San Jose, Calif.


Fresno St. (8-5) vs. UCLA (6-6), 10:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Wednesday, Dec. 31

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.


Wisconsin (7-5) vs. SEC, Noon (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

$1.45 million

Big Ten No. 5 vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

$1.35 million

Utah (9-2) vs. Southern Mississippi (9-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

$1.2 million

Big 12 vs. SEC, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

San Francisco Bowl


Colorado State (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 10:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Thursday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

$2.65 million

Big Ten No. 3 vs. Florida (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

$1.825 million

Maryland (9-3) vs. West Virginia (8-4), 12:30 p.m. (NBC)

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

$5.1 million

Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC, 1 p.m. (ABC)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

$14-17 million

Michigan (10-2) vs. Southern Cal (10-1) or TBA, 4:30 p.m. (ABC)

Orange Bowl

At Miami

$14-17 million

BCS vs. BCS, 8:30 p.m. (ABC)

Friday, Jan. 2

Cotton Bowl

At Dallas

$3 million

Mississippi (9-3) vs. Big 12 No. 2, 2 p.m. (FOX)

Peach Bowl

At Atlanta

$2.1 million

Clemson (8-4) vs. SEC No. 4, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Fiesta Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

$14-17 million

BCS vs. BCS, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Jan. 3

Humanitarian Bowl

At Boise, Idaho


WAC vs. Georgia Tech (6-6), Noon (ESPN or ESPN2)

Sunday, Jan. 4

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

$14-17 million

BCS 1 vs. BCS 2, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Jan. 10

East-West Shrine Classic

At San Francisco

East vs. West, 2 p.m., (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 17

Hula Bowl

At Wailuku, Hawaii

8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Jan. 24

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

5 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 31

Gridiron Classic

At The Villages, Fla.

Noon (ESPN)

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