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Sources: Seventh BCS Access Bowl In New Playoff Format Appears Unlikely
Published October 25, 2012
SEVENTH HEAVEN: USA TODAY’s Dan Wolken reports the seventh game “had been seen as an opportunity for Houston, perhaps, to get into the semifinal rotation of cities by matching up the best of the five non-power conferences against a team from either the Big 12 or Pac-12.” It was also an “idea with significant support from the Big East, which does not yet have a contract bowl for its champion under the new format” (USA TODAY, 10/25).