Schedule, begin instances, TV data for SEC groups in bowls

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Eleven Southeastern Convention soccer groups are set to play in bowl video games, together with No. 1-ranked Georgia, which is able to face Ohio State within the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, a Faculty Soccer Playoff semifinal recreation on Saturday, December 31.

In different New Yr’s Six Video games, Tennessee will take part within the Capital One Orange Bowl on December 30 towards ACC champion Clemson and Alabama would be the SEC’s consultant within the Allstate Sugar Bowl on December 31, going through Large 12 champion Kansas State.

The Cheez-It Citrus Bowl chosen LSU from the SEC to play Purdue of the Large Ten in a Jan. 2 showdown.

This marks the ninth yr the Convention has assigned league colleges to an “SEC Bowl Pool” that features six postseason video games. The SEC Bowl Pool contains the TaxAct Texas Bowl in Houston, the TransPerfect Music Metropolis Bowl in Nashville, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis, the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, the Reliaquest Bowl in Tampa and, for the primary time, the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl.

The SEC Bowl Pool individuals have been decided after conversations with bowl companions and discussions with faculty personnel to be able to create a lineup of compelling bowl video games. This course of, as authorized by the establishments of the SEC, offered a possibility to create intriguing matchups and ranging assignments to assist stop repetitive postseason locations.

Thus, Kentucky will play Iowa of the Large Ten within the TransPerfect Music Metropolis Bowl; Mississippi State will play Illinois of the Large Ten within the Reliaquest Bowl; South Carolina will play Notre Dame within the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl;  Ole Miss will play Texas Tech of the Large 12 within the TaxAct Texas Bowl, Arkansas will play Kansas of the Large 12 within the AutoZone Liberty Bowl; and Florida will open up SEC bowl play within the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl vs. Oregon State of the Pac 12 this Saturday.

Following the SEC Bowl Pool, the Union House Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl in Tampa chosen Missouri to face Wake Forest of the Atlantic Coast Convention on Dec. 23.

See under for the total schedule, begin instances, opponents and TV community designations for all 11 SEC groups who’re taking part on this yr’s bowl slate.