2021 Bowl Games, College Football Scores, Live Updates: Big Ten now 5-0 after Wisconsin’s Las Vegas Bowl win
Bowl Season: This is the most wonderful time of the year. And after a modified playoffs in 2020, college football is back with a full three-week fixture list that is sure to have a little something for everyone. The action is on and continues throughout the National College Football Playoff Championship in the second week of January.
The Big Ten dominated Thursday’s bowl action, going 3-0 and their bowl record this season at 5-0. After South Carolina defeated North Carolina 38-21 to win the Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Game 1 of the day, the Big Ten had wins in the next three games. Purdue needed overtime and the help of aby officials which cost Tennessee a late touchdown as the Boilermakers beat the Volunteers 48-45. Then the No.10 Michigan State woke up just in time to dominate the fourth quarter and beat No.12 Pittsburgh 31-21 in the Peach Bowl. And in the final game of the day, first-year running back Braelon Allen ran for 159 yards and Wisconsin fell nearly 10 minutes behind in the fourth quarter to end Arizona State’s chances of winning the Las Vegas Bowl as the Badgers beat the Sun Devils 20-13.
Be sure to check out our bowl game schedule with a list of each game, kick-off time and TV assignment as well as Tom Fornelli’s bowl season breakdown where he ranks each game, 42 -1. CBS Sports will be there every day with the latest scores, analytical highlights and highlights from the entire bowl season. Check out the timeline below and keep scrolling through each game’s updates as they end. Every hour is
Boules games: college football scores, schedule
Thursday, December 30
Bowl of peaches: Michigan State 31, Pitt 21 – Recap
Bowl of Mayo Duke: SC 38, NC 21 – Score out of the box
Musical City Bowl: Purdue 48, Tennessee 45 (OT) – Score out of the box
Las Vegas Bowl: Wisconsin 20, Arizona State 13 – Score out of the box