Outside of the actual games being played, one of the most anticipated moments of the college football season is the Bowl Game Selection Show in early December. While it's nowhere close to the frenzy of Selection Sunday for March Madness, the Selection Sgow finally answers the question: who are the top two teams in the BCS standings?
While it's almost assured that the LSU Tigers are the No. 1 team, there are plenty of question marks to be found below that, including at the No. 2 spot. But we'll all need to wait until after 6:00 p.m MT to find that out. ESPN has its usual unveiling of the BCS standings in an hour-long show that begins at that time. While we already know LSU, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Wisconsin, Clemson and likely West Virginia are the conference champions (the latter expected to take the title with the highest BCS average of the three co-champions), there are four at-large bids left. Two should go to Alabama and Stanford since they will likely be Nos. 3 and 4.
The two remaining spots are what add the intrigue to this drawn-out show that will obviously have Craig James talking about like and uninformed observer. After that, at 7:00 p.m. MT, the rest of the non-BCS bowl games will be revealed. For fans of the Air Force Falcons and the Boise St. Broncos, this is the time to tune in and see where the teams are going (unless the latter team gets an at-large bid, a possible but unlikely outcome).
BCS Selection Show Time: 6:00 p.m. MT, ESPN
Bowl Selection Show: 7:00 p.m. MT, ESPN
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