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New Year's Day Bowl Thread And Predictions

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Cooper Neill

The Big XII is back in action with the night cap on New Year's Day. Already off to a surprising start, the conference is 2-1 and will be looking to improve upon that mark. Here's the schedule (all times are CST) for the day along with predictions from yours truly.

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Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4)

Kickoff: 11:00

TV: ESPN2

Score Prediction: Georgia 31 - Nebraska 21

MVP: Georgia RB Todd Gurley

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UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4)

Kickoff: 11:00

TV: ESPNU

Score Prediction: UNT 28 - UNLV 24

MVP: UNT QB Derek Thompson

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Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2)

Kickoff: Noon

TV: ABC

Score Prediction: Wisconsin 35 - South Carolina 31

MVP: Wisconsin RB James White

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Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3)

Kickoff: Noon

TV: ESPN

Score Prediction: LSU 35 - Iowa 14

MVP: LSU RB Jeremy Hill

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Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan St. (12-1)

Kickoff: 4:00

TV: ESPN

Score Prediction: Stanford 24 - Michigan St. 21

MVP: Stanford QB Kevin Hogan

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UCF (11-1) vs. Baylor (11-1)

Kickoff: 7:30

TV: ESPN

Score Prediction: Baylor 52 - UCF 24

MVP: Baylor QB Bryce Petty