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Northwestern, MSU, Minnesota accept bids

12/2/2012

The Big Ten's bowl lineup is complete as the final three eligible teams have accepted invitations.

Northwestern will face an SEC opponent in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, Michigan State will face a Big 12 foe in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, and Minnesota will face a Big 12 team in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

All three teams will be making their first appearances in these respective bowls.

We'll update opponent information as we get it on Twitter, so be sure and follow. The Big Ten's streak of multiple BCS bowl teams ends at seven years.

Here are the Big Ten bowl assignments:

Rose Bowl: Wisconsin

Capital One Bowl: Nebraska

Outback Bowl: Michigan

TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl: Northwestern

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: Michigan State

Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas: Minnesota

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Purdue