Bowl games are becoming pretty commonplace in Minneapolis as the Golden Gophers are headed to their fifth consecutive bowl game.
The match-up with Washington State’s high-powered passing offense in the Holiday Bowl on December 27 should be entertaining. Dubbed the “Air Raid,” the Cougars are a slight favorite (around 4.5 to 6.5-point favorites) courtesy of the betting lines. Here are some other links about this upcoming bowl game.
- If nothing else, it will be a warmer venue for Minnesota players and fans compared to last year.
- The Holiday Bowl and the match-up with the always entertaining Mike Leach will give Minnesota great exposure.
- The Pioneer Press gives a great profile of what Washington State is all about and why the game should be a great challenge.
- With Tracy Claeys’ long-term role at Minnesota in some question, what will the Gophers’ level of motivation be?