Inside Marshall Sports

A bowl worksheet

This simply projects simple bowl eligibility, considering there are *70* spots available. If there isn’t 71 eligible, we cannot consider the possibility that any 6-6 team gets shut out.

Heading into today, standings from ESPN.com:

Big East: 3 are in
Next win: UConn, Louisville
Next loss out: Cincinnati

Big Ten: 7 in, 1 out
Next win in: Illinois
Next loss out: Purdue, Indiana (both play 11/27)

Conference USA: 5 in, 3 out
Next win in: Houston, SMU
Next loss out: Marshall, Tulane

Independents: 2 in
Next win in: Notre Dame

MAC: 5 in, 6 out
Next loss out: Kent St, W Michigan

MWC: 4 in 4 out
Next win in: BYU

Pac-10: 3 in, 3 out
Next win in: Cal
Next loss out: Washington, UCLA

SEC: 8 in, 1 out
Next win in: Georgia
Next loss out: Tennessee, Ole Miss

Sun Belt: 0 in, 3 out
Next win in: Troy
Next loss out: Ark St, La-Monroe, MTSU

WAC: 4 in, 2 out
Next loss out: La Tech, Utah St, Idaho

54 in, 27 out, 38 still alive (USC is counted as out)
Next win in: 15
Next loss out: 20