No. 8 Gamecocks, No. 19 Badgers matchup in Capital One Bowl - Tucson News Now

Gamecocks, Badgers count down to Capital One Bowl

Posted: Updated:

By KYLE HIGHTOWER
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - For South Carolina and Wisconsin, it would be understandable if the Capital One Bowl had somewhat of a Redemption Bowl feel to it.

Both the No. 8 Gamecocks (10-2) and No. 19 Badgers (9-3) enter the New Year's Day matchup having had shots at reaching a BCS bowl before being untimely losses.

Still, there's no lack of motivation for either squad.

Wisconsin is playing in its first bowl under new coach Gary Andersen and is trying to end a three-game bowl losing streak.

South Carolina has won its last two bowl appearances, including a victory in the 2012 Capital One.

The game also could be the last for Gamecocks junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, who is expected to a high selection in this spring's NFL draft.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Southeastern ConferenceMore>>

  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:27:58 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

  • Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:55:17 GMT

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:05:33 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

Powered by WorldNow