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Previewing Wednesday's college football bowl games

Previewing Wednesday's college football bowl games

WEDNESDAY'S BOWL GAMES

Birmingham Bowl

MEMPHIS (9-3) vs. AUBURN (6-6)

When: 9 a.m. PST (ESPN). Where: Birmingham, Ala.

Line: Auburn by 3. Series: Memphis leads, 2-0.

Story line: Auburn is trying to avoid finishing with a losing record two years after making the national championship game. Memphis can reach double-digit wins and is shooting for a second victory over a Southeastern Conference team this season, having beaten Mississippi in October. Auburn's defense ranks 73rd nationally against the pass, giving up 232.2 yards...

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