EAST LANSING, MI (WTVB) - Michigan State will take on Stanford New Years Day in the Rose Bowl after the Spartans upset Ohio State 34-24 in Saturday night’s Big Ten title game. The victory pushed MSU up from tenth to fourth place in the final BCS standings while the defeat dropped the Buckeyes from second to seventh, leaving OSU to play Clemson in the Orange Bowl.
Meanwhile, it will be Michigan vs. Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on December 28th with a pair of 7-and-5 teams facing off in Tempe, Arizona.
Number-2 Auburn will play top-ranked and undefeated Florida State in the BCS National Championship Game on January Sixth. Alabama finished number-3 in the BCS and will face number-11 Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. Finally, the December 26th Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Ford Field with feature MAC champion Bowling Green against Pittsburgh.