Found December 30, 2012 on Tireball.com:
The USC Trojans will play against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. CBS will carry the game from El, Paso, TX at 2 pm EST. There were high expectations at USC when September came. The team never really met those expectations but will play in their first bowl game in two years. Georgia Tech enters this game with a losing record hoping to stop an awful bowl slide. What is the point spread in the USC and Georgia Tech game? USC is a 7.5 point favorite against Georgia Tech. The over/under for this game is 61.5 total points. USC GT W-L 7-5 6-7 Avg Points 34.2 34.5 Avg Points Allowed 24.6 29.9 Home Record 4-2 4-4 Road Record 3-3 2-3 With Matt Barkley out, Max Wittek will make his second start for USC. Marquise Lee and Robert Woods will look to torch the Georgia Tech secondary. Lee had a FBS high 112 catches, 1,680 yards and 14 touchdowns and was selected as the Pac-12 offensive player of the year and a All-American. Second on the touchdown list? Wo...
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