Update January 2:
South Carolina had a rough day, losing 7-20. Again ESPN has a nice write-up and video clip; watch it here.
Today USC takes on Connecticut in the Papajohns.com Bowl in Birmingham, Alabama, at 2 p.m. on today, January 2.
Read more stories on this subject in our bowl game topic page.The Huskies (7-5) are expected to push a ground game while USC (also 7-5) is expected to go with a running game.
The ESPN AccuScore has picked USC as the favorite by 59% to 40%. The State also picks USC to win.