Found November 30, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
With last night’s win, Louisville has claimed the Big East championship and has earned a bid to a BCS bowl. More often than not, the Big East champion ends up playing in the Orange Bowl; however with Kent State currently ranked No. 17 in the BCS rankings and playing for the MAC championship tonight, it’s still unknown where Louisville will end up. If the Flashes can somehow get into the top 16 of the rankings, they could really shake some things up with the BCS bowl bids.  The Sugar Bowl gets the second-to-last pick and would likely take this year’s Big East champion while the Orange Bowl would be left with Kent State. Kent State could lose to Northern Illinois tonight in the MAC championship game which would mean Louisville will play in the Orange Bowl. The Golden Flashes could even win tonight and still not climb in the BCS rankings. Kent’s chances will be helped if Stanford can beat No. 16 UCLA in the Pac-12 title game. No. 12 Nebraska will play Wisconsin in the Big Ten title gam...

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