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Today's College Football Thread (Conference Championship Edition)
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Todays College Football Thread (Conference Championship Game Edition)

Last night Oregon beat UCLA in the Pac 12 Championship Game and Northern Illinois beat Ohio in the MAC Championship Game. TCU has won the Mountain West championship, Louisiana Tech has won the WAC, and Arkansas State has won the Sun Belt. Today there are more conference championships on the line:

Conference USA Championship Game (noon eastern)
#24 Southern Miss at #6 Houston. If Houston wins, they get a spot in a BCS bowl.

SEC Championship Game (4 pm eastern)
#1 LSU vs. #14 Georgia in the Georgia Dome.

(De facto) Big 12 Championship Game (8 pm eastern)
#10 Oklahoma at #3 Oklahoma State. This isnt officially a conference championship game, but the winner will win the Big 12 Championship. If OSU wins, they win the conference championship outright, get their first-ever BCS Bowl, and have an outside chance at the BCS Championship Game. If Oklahoma wins, then OU and OSU (and perhaps Kansas State, if they beat Iowa State today) are co-champions at 7-2, but Oklahoma gets the BCS bid based on the head-to-head win(s).

ACC Championship Game (8 pm eastern)
#20 Clemson and #5 Virginia Tech play in Charlotte. (Clemson won the regular season game 23-3.)

Big 10 Championship Game (8:17 pm eastern)
#15 Michigan State and #13 Wisconsin play at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis. Michigan State beat Wisconsin earlier this season on a last-second hail mary pass.

Big East Championship
West Virginia and Rutgers have clinched a share of the Big East championship. If Cincinnati beats UConn today (noon eastern), they will also share the title. West Virginia would win the tiebreaker as the highest-ranked of the three teams. If Cincinnati loses to UConn, then Louisville would win the tiebreaker, having beaten West Virginia.

One other game of note: #22 Texas at #17 Baylor.

So who does your team play? What games are you looking forward to?
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  -Today's College Football Thread (Conference Championship Edition) fishwax  Dec-03-11 10:36 AM   #0 
  - Northern Iowa plays Wofford (go Panthers!)  rurallib   Dec-03-11 01:33 PM   #1 
  - Playoff games in Montana: Bears vs. Grizzlies and Wildcats vs. Bobcats!  Ptah   Dec-03-11 01:45 PM   #2 
  - Final  Ptah   Dec-03-11 02:49 PM   #4 
     - woohoo!  fishwax   Dec-03-11 03:09 PM   #5 
     - Bobcats win by one. Missed PAT sank the Wildcats  Ptah   Dec-03-11 05:13 PM   #12 
     - Go Grizz  era veteran   Dec-03-11 05:23 PM   #13 
  - SMU 42 -- Houston 21 late in the third quarter  fishwax   Dec-03-11 02:00 PM   #3 
  - SMU wins  fishwax   Dec-03-11 03:10 PM   #6 
  - Cincinnati beat UCONN  fishwax   Dec-03-11 03:14 PM   #7 
  - first quarter is all Georgia  fishwax   Dec-03-11 04:03 PM   #8 
  - Ruh roh . . .  gratuitous   Dec-03-11 04:09 PM   #9 
  - Well, LSU has now completed a pass ... for negative two yards  fishwax   Dec-03-11 04:29 PM   #10 
  - Doesn't matter - it will still be LSU Bama in the BCS championship game  underpants   Dec-03-11 05:44 PM   #14 
     - From your mouth to god's (NCAA) ear. Roll Tide.  trof   Dec-03-11 06:03 PM   #16 
        - Bama out played them in the first game  underpants   Dec-03-11 06:38 PM   #18 
           - True.  trof   Dec-03-11 06:44 PM   #19 
  - Last half is all LSU. 42-10  trof   Dec-03-11 07:06 PM   #22 
  - Zero first downs in the first half for LSU  fishwax   Dec-03-11 05:01 PM   #11 
  - The answer to that question appears to be 'Yes'  petronius   Dec-03-11 06:22 PM   #17 
     - yes indeed -- LSU blew up that second half  fishwax   Dec-03-11 06:54 PM   #21 
  - SO. MISS waxed Houston. woohoo  trof   Dec-03-11 06:00 PM   #15 
  - It's Bedlam!!  guitar man   Dec-03-11 06:52 PM   #20 
  - .  fishwax   Dec-03-11 07:07 PM   #23 
  - OSU looked pretty good running the ball on that first possession  fishwax   Dec-03-11 07:23 PM   #25 
     - Touchdown cowboys !!  guitar man   Dec-03-11 07:33 PM   #26 
        - hmm ...  fishwax   Dec-03-11 07:38 PM   #27 
        - 10-0 now  fishwax   Dec-03-11 07:50 PM   #28 
           - Shut us down on that last drive  guitar man   Dec-03-11 08:09 PM   #29 
              - offense still sputtering though  fishwax   Dec-03-11 08:16 PM   #30 
              - d'oh!  fishwax   Dec-03-11 08:29 PM   #32 
                 - 24-0 OSU  fishwax   Dec-03-11 08:39 PM   #33 
                    - Yeah we look good  guitar man   Dec-03-11 08:49 PM   #34 
                       - I imagine so  fishwax   Dec-03-11 09:31 PM   #35 
  - Baylor beats Texas  fishwax   Dec-03-11 07:10 PM   #24 
  - Who's watching Wisconsin-Michigan State  Maccagirl   Dec-03-11 08:27 PM   #31 

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