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West Virginia at Rutgers is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

West Virginia leads series 32-4-2. (Last meeting: Dec. 4, 2010: WVU 35, Rutgers 14) No. 25 West Virginia looks to regain its position as the Big East favorite when the team travels to Piscataway to face Rutgers in its second-consecutive road game. Both the Mountaineers and Scarlet Knights enter Saturday’s game with 5-2 records, each holding one Big East loss (both suffered last Friday night.) West Virginia has claimed at least a share of the conference title five of the […]

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NC State tops WVU 23-7 in Champs Sports Bowl

Champs Sports Bowl Final Stats (PDF) Champs Sports Bowl Final Stats (HTML) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) � If this was Russell Wilson’s football finale, he sure made the most of it. Wilson threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, leading North Carolina State past No. 22 West Virginia 23-7 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday night. Wilson also had 41 yards rushing, Josh Czajkowski made three field goals and the Wolfpack (9-4) won nine games for only the second time […]

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Champs Sports Bowl To Host “Red Out” and “Gold Rush” For Fans

Fans will have a special way to express their school pride at the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl through a pair of “color-out” promotions with official bowl merchandise! Ultimate Athletic, provider of all official Champs Sports Bowl apparel, will be creating specific shirts for NC State and West Virginia so those attending the game can bathe their half of the Florida Citrus Bowl in the team colors! NC State’s campaign will be Pack It In, Red It Out, featuring an all-red […]

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West Virginia and NC State to Square Off in 2010 Champs Sports Bowl

Florida Citrus Sports’ Team Selection Committee has selected the NC State Wolfpack and West Virginia Mountaineers to play in this year�s Champs Sports Bowl, the first matchup in the current agreement matching top teams from the ACC and Big East.  Set to take place December 28th from Orlando�s Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPN.    The No. 22/21 Mountaineers clinched at least a share of its fifth conference title since […]

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Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week: West Virginia at Pittsburgh

The Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week is a preview of a pivotal matchup featuring teams from the Big East and/or ACC that could impact the bowl picture. Week Twelve:  West Virginia (7-3, 3-2 Big East) at Pittsburgh (6-4, 4-1 Big East)         Saturday, Nov. 26 � Noon Heinz Field - Pittsburgh, Pa. (ABC) Pittsburgh leads series, 61-38-3 Last meeting: Nov. 27, 2009 (West Virginia 19, Pittsburgh 16)   West Virginia Outlook With two weeks left in the season, West Virginia is the […]

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Champs Sports Bowl Partners with BIG EAST Conference

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and BIG EAST Conference commissioner John Marinatto have announced a partnership agreement for the Champs Sports Bowl.  The agreement with the BIG EAST will bring Orlando the first pick after the Bowl Championship Series selection (i.e. the conference’s second overall pick) as well as the right to select Notre Dame once over the course of the four-year term and makes the BIG EAST the bowl’s first signed conference partner for the 2010-2013 cycle.  The […]

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