Originally posted on Louisiana Tech Athletics  |  Last updated 12/20/11
The Poinsettia Bowl between No. 15 TCU and Louisiana Tech isn't merely a matchup of teams happy to be in a postseason game. Wednesday night is a showdown of conference champions that will give the victor an eight-game winning streak to carry into 2012. TCU (10-2), which handed Boise State its only loss, would like to have that momentum when it moves from the Mountain West to the Big 12. The Horned Frogs had hoped to be playing in a third straight BCS bowl, but two losses prevented that from happening.
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