It was a crazy up and down year for the Pac-10 this season as Oregon and Stanford dominated, Arizona hung around, and most everybody else circled the drain. The conference was able to get only four bowl eligible teams this year and with the announcement of the 2010 bowl game schedule, the Pac-10 will only send four teams across the country. The four schools are Oregon, Stanford, Arizona and Washington. Arizona State finished with six wins but needed seven due to the fact that they played two teams in 1-AA (Football Championship Series).
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The announcements came down earlier this evening and here are your Pac-10 bowl matchups and dates (all times pacific):
Oregon vs. Auburn: Tostitos BCS National Championship Game - Glendale, Arizona (January 10, 2011, 5:30pm)
Stanford vs. Virginia Tech: Discover Orange Bowl - Miami, Fl (January 3, 2011, 5:30pm)
Arizona vs. Oklahoma State: Valero Alamo Bowl - San Antonio, Tx (December 29, 2010, 6:15pm)
Washington vs. Nebraska: Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl - San Diego, CA (December 30, 2010, 7:00pm)
Odds are only just beginning to come out for the games, but so far Oregon is a three point underdog to Auburn and Stanford is a three point underdog to Virginia Tech. We'll make sure and have the spreads for all the Pac-10 Bowl games as the conference looks to build on their top heavy 2010 performance.