College football notebook: Pac-12, Big 12 will meet in Tempe bowl in 2014

2013-07-23T00:00:00Z College football notebook: Pac-12, Big 12 will meet in Tempe bowl in 2014The Associated Press The Associated Press
July 23, 2013 12:00 am  • 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Pac-12 and Big 12 conferences have a new six-year deal with the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe.

Beginning after the 2014 regular season, the bowl will match the sixth selection from the Pac-12 against the fifth pick from the Big 12, after selections by the College Football Playoff.

The deal means a return to the game for the Pac-12 after an eight-year absence.

This year's game is set for Dec. 28 at Sun Devil Stadium, and will feature teams from Big Ten and Big 12.

Black eye for Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has disciplined four players for legal problems, including suspending running back and leading scorer Carlos Hyde from all team activities after an alleged assault against a female over the weekend in Columbus.

In addition, star cornerback Bradley Roby, who was arrested in Indiana for an altercation with a security guard at a bar this past weekend, will not represent the Buckeyes at this week's Big Ten media days.

Freshmen recruits Marcus Baugh, a tight end, and defensive lineman Tim Gardner were also disciplined.

Hoke invites OSU fan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Brady Hoke is inviting the young Ohio State fan who named his cancer "Michigan" to see the Buckeyes play the Wolverines.

Michigan's coach has offered Grant Reed tickets to this year's matchup between the two rivals in Ann Arbor.

A Michigan spokesman confirmed that Hoke called Reed and his family Monday. Reed gladly accepted Hoke's offer. When Grant was diagnosed with cancer less than two years ago, he chose to name his disease Michigan. He wanted to beat it - and he has.

Mugged QB returns

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy is back with the team after being mugged in Madison over the weekend.

The Badgers say McEvoy suffered minor injuries and his wallet, watch and iPhone were stolen early Sunday. He resumed team activities Monday.

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