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TCU vs. Kansas State, Georgia vs. LSU, and more

TCU vs. Kansas State, Georgia vs. LSU, and more

Welcome to Conference Championship Weekend, where things go wrong.

With the College Football Playoff stadium revealed on Sunday, all that’s left to do is decide the winners for every conference across the country. and with No. 3 TCU overtime loss 31-28 to Kansas State In the title game Big 12 and No. 4 USC loses the Pac-12 championship to Utahthe debate is about to heat up.

No. 1 Georgia and No. 2 Michigan seem to be trailing four teams, especially after that. Georgia’s dominant 50-30 win over LSU in the SEC title game. But things aren’t so clear-cut for TCU and USC, which may have played their way out of the playoff feud. If so, is it fair that No. 5 Ohio State or No. 6 Alabama advance despite not playing this week? These are the questions the committee will have to answer on Sunday.

In the meantime, here are the details for the only conference title game left today.

(Note: All times are ET, odds are from BetMGM)

Big Ten: Purdue vs. No. 2 Michigan

Time: 8 p.m. | TV: Fox | Font: UM -17 | Total: 51.5

The Wolverines go on to capture two Big Ten titles in a row. Furthermore, a win guarantees Michigan a spot in the College Football Playoff. It’s hard to see Michigan get kicked off the field even with a loss, but the seeding is definitely at stake for the Wolverines. This is also a big problem for Purdue. The Boilermakers have never reached the Big Ten championship game and have a chance to win the conference title for the first time since 2000. A win would earn Purdue a trip to the Rose Bowl.

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