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West Virginia Mountaineers

Too many bowls? At least 2 losing teams will play in bowls

OK, maybe there are too many bowls.

Losses by Kentucky, Minnesota, Illinois and others on Saturday meant there will not be enough six-win teams with .500 records to fill a record 40 bowls.

At least two teams with a 5-7 record will be in the postseason, and maybe as many as five.

"I didn't love 6-6 teams being allowed to go to a bowl let alone 5-7," Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said.

"I'd prefer less bowls and at a minimum a 6-6 record to get in."

Indiana and Virginia Tech did get their sixth victories of the season Saturday, upping the total number of bowl-eligible teams to 75.

South Alabama, Kansas State and Georgia State...