Poinsettia Bowl Live Thread: Cal vs Utah

Can The Mountain West Give The Pac-10 Another Bowl Beating? [Poinsettia Bowl Live Thread]

12/23/09 in NCAAF   |   Pat   |   5134 respect

The University of California will be without their star RB Jahvid Best, which will be a huge setback in tonight's Poinsettia Bowl against Utah.

69% of FanIQ users picked Utah to win, which would be the second night in a row that a Moutain West team beat a Pac-10 team in a bowl game.

Personally, I think Cal could have pulled it off if Best was coming back, but without him, they'll have a hard time against the Utes.

The game starts at 8:00 pm EST, and can be seen on ESPN. If you're watching, chat it up with us here, and as always, enjoy the game!
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12/24/09   |   Pat   |   5134 respect

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Utah has the current Bowl Winning streak in the Nation with 9 straight Bowl wins.... Amazing that this team doesn't get the recognition it deserves.

I think that what it REALLY means is that the team isn't getting the bowl games they deserve. Notre Dame had a pretty long bowl losing streak, because they were continuously put in bowls they didn't deserve. Utah, on the other hand, gets snubbed almost every year, and consistently gets placed in a lesser bowl game than they deserve.