WEDNESDAY'S BOWL GAMES
MEMPHIS (9-3) vs. AUBURN (6-6)
When: 9 a.m. PST (
Story line: Auburn is trying to avoid finishing with a losing record two years after making the national championship game. Memphis can reach double-digit wins and is shooting for a second victory over a Southeastern Conference team this season, having beaten
NORTH CAROLINA STATE (7-5) vs. MISSISSIPPI STATE (8-4)
When: 12:30 p.m. (ESPN). Where: Charlotte, N.C.
Story line: Mississippi State hopes to send senior quarterback Dak Prescott out a winner in his final game. Prescott is looking to end his career on a positive note after a 38-27 loss to rival Mississippi in the regular-season finale on Nov. 28. North Carolina State is seeking its best win of the season. Wolfpack quarterback Jacoby Brissett has passed for 2,448 yards and 19 touchdowns with just four interceptions. He has the ability to improvise and keep plays alive with his feet. If he gets hot early, N.C. State has a shot at the upset.
Music City Bowl
LOUISVILLE (7-5) vs. TEXAS A&M (8-4)
When: 4 p.m. (ESPN). Where: Nashville.