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Western Michigan, Wisconsin off to Cotton Bowl

Western Michigan, Wisconsin off to Cotton Bowl
Posted at 2:03 PM, Dec 04, 2016
 COTTON BOWL: MAC champion Western Michigan, the only FBS team other than Alabama that is still undefeated, will play Big Ten runner-up Wisconsin in a matchup of teams making their first Cotton Bowl appearances.
 
Western Michigan (13-0), at No. 15 in the final CFP rankings, beat two Big Ten teams on the road early this season, Northwestern and Illinois.
Wisconsin (10-3) was No. 8 in the CFP and in the AP poll, where they were behind three other Big Ten teams. The Badgers had a six-game winning streak before the conference championship game, where they had a 28-7 lead before losing 38-31 to Penn State while giving up the most points they had all season.
 
It's the fifth time Western Michigan and Wisconsin have played, the first since 2000.