A College Basketball BCS: If College Basketball Had Bowl Games

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A College Basketball BCS: If College Basketball Had Bowl Games

We all know about the hate of the bowl games, but the NCAA doesn't seem to be catching on. This is a hypothetical situation of the bowl games moving to college basketball. I kept all of the tie-ins the same, except for there is one BCS tie-in for a mid-major.

Also, the tie-ins for the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10, ACC, SEC, and Big East are all the same, but tie-ins for any other conference can go to any mid-major. Also, teams need to have 18 wins to be bowl eligible.


BCS National Championship Game: (BCS vs. BCS)

North Carolina vs. Connecticut


GMAC Bowl: (Mid-Major vs. At-Large)

Butler vs. Gonzaga


Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: (Big 12 No. 1 vs. At-large)

Texas vs. Syracuse


International Bowl: (Big East No. 4 vs. Mid-Major)

West Virginia vs. Davidson


Allstate Sugar Bowl: (SEC No. 1 vs. Mid-Major)

Arkansas vs. Xavier


FedEx Orange Bowl: (ACC No. 1 vs. Big East No. 1)

Duke vs. Pittsburgh


Rose Bowl: (Big Ten No. 1 vs. Pac-10 No. 1)

Michigan State. vs. UCLA


Capital One Bowl: (Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2)

Ohio State vs. Tennessee


Gator Bowl: (ACC No. 3 vs. Big East No. 2)

Clemson vs. Georgetown


AT&T Cotton Bowl: (Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC No. 3)

Oklahoma vs. Florida


Liberty Bowl: (SEC No. 7 vs. Mid-Major)

Kentucky vs. Virginia Military


Outback Bowl: (Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC No. 4)

Wisconsin vs. LSU


Chick-fil-A Bowl: (ACC No. 2 vs. SEC No. 5)

Wake Forest vs. Alabama


Insight Bowl: (Big Ten No. 6 vs. Big 12 No. 6)

Minnesota vs. Iowa State


Music City Bowl: (ACC No. 5 vs. SEC No. 6)

Maryland vs. South Carolina


Sun Bowl: (Pac-10 No. 3 vs. Big 12 No. 5)

Arizona State vs. Kansas


Armed Forces Bowl: (Mid-Major vs. At-large)

Illinois State vs. BYU


Humanitarian Bowl: (ACC No. 8 vs. Mid-Major)

Saint Mary's (from ACC) vs. Drake


Holiday Bowl: (Big 12 No. 3 vs. Pac-10 No. 2)

Baylor vs. California


Texas Bowl: (Big 12 No. 8 vs. Mid-Major)

Oklahoma State vs. Dayton


Alamo Bowl: (Big Ten No. 4 vs. Big 12 No. 4)

Purdue vs. Texas A&M


Independence Bowl: (Big 12 No. 7 vs. SEC No. 8)

Missouri vs. Vanderbilt


Papajohns.com Bowl: (Big East No. 5 vs. SEC No. 9)

Marquette vs. Iowa (from SEC)


Meineke Car Care Bowl: (Big East No. 3 vs. ACC No. 6)

Villanova vs. Florida State


Emerald Bowl: (ACC No. 7 vs. Pac-10 No. 5)

Miami vs. Washington


Champs Sports Bowl: (ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 5)

Boston College vs. Michigan


Motor City Bowl: (Big Ten No. 7 vs. Mid-Major)

Illinois vs. Memphis


Hawaii Bowl: (At-large vs. Mid-Major)

UNLV vs. George Mason


Poinsettia Bowl: (At-large vs. At-large)

Oral Roberts vs. Tulsa


New Orleans Bowl: (At-large vs. At-large)

South Dakota vs. Cornell


St. Petersburg Bowl: (At-large vs. At-large)

Siena vs. Providence


New Mexico Bowl: (New Mexico vs. At-large)

New Mexico vs. Oakland


EagleBank Bowl: (At-large vs. At-large)

Niagra vs. Duquesne

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