Posted November 24, 2012 on rutgers.scout.com
PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers blew an opportunity to clinch an Orange Bowl bid in its 27-6 embarrassing loss to Pittsburgh. Though the Scarlet Knights leave as co-Big East champs, the hard work comes Thursday when they face Louisville for a spot in the BCS.
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