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MAC still searching for first bowl win
No. 15 Western Michigan can give the MAC its only win of the bowl season in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic against No. 8 Wisconsin on Monday (1 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN).
Mississippi State rallied, then made a big special-teams play, to close a roller-coaster year with a win over Miami (Ohio) in the St. Petersburg Bowl.
Nick Fitzgerald rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns and Mississippi State held off Miami (Ohio) 17-16 with help from a blocked field goal in the closing seconds of the St. Petersburg Bowl on
Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer
Mississippi State beat Miami-Ohio 17-16 as bowl season resumes after taking a day off. The ViewFromVegas is MSU failed to cover as a 14.5-point favorite and the game stayed under the total of 58 as our major betting trends continued. Favorites have 11 of the 15 bowls so far, but underdogs are 11-4 ATS (73.3 percent) as there have been 7 games with the favorite winning but not covering. Unders also improved to 10-5 (66.7 percent).
Blocked field goal saves Mississippi State
Nelson Adams blocks a 37-yard go-ahead field goal attempt with five seconds left in the game. The Bulldogs hang on to defeat Miami (OH) 17-16 in the St. Petersburg Bowl.
Miami (OH) player ejected for targeting
DB Deondre Daniels is ejected after a head-to-head hit on Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald in the fourth quarter. Fitzgerald lost his helmet after the big hit.