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Posted by Rachel Margolis on December 26, 2012

Extensive College Football Bowl Coverage Continues Through Holiday Week

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ESPN’s extensive college football bowl coverage – 34 bowl games, highlighted by all five of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) matchups, including the Discover BCS National Championship (No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama) – will continue through the holiday season.

A Christmas Eve matchup at the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl featuring Fresno State vs. SMU, at 8 p.m. on ESPN and ESPN Radio kick starts the holiday week games on ESPN. Following are the bowl games and commentators for this week.

A complete schedule with commentator assignments is available on ESPN Media Zone.

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network
Mon, Dec 24 8 p.m. Sheraton Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State vs. SMU
ESPN: Carter Blackburn, Kelly Stouffer & Kaylee Hartung
Radio: Marc Kestecher & Pete Najarian
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Wed, Dec 26 7:30 p.m. Little Caesars Bowl: Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan
Mark Neely, Ray Bentley & Jemele Hill
ESPN
Thu, Dec 27 3 p.m. Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman: No. 24 San Jose State vs. Bowling Green
Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell & Quint Kessenich
ESPN
  6:30 p.m. Belk Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Duke
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN
  9:45 p.m. Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl: Baylor vs. No. 17 UCLA
ESPN: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN, ESPN Radio & ESPN 3D
Fri, Dec 28 2 p.m. AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl: Ohio vs. Louisiana-Monroe
Dave Lamont, Kelly Stouffer & Cara Capuano
ESPN
  5:30 p.m. Russell Athletic Bowl: Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech
ESPN: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
Radio: Adam Amin, Tom Luginbill & Brett McMurphy
ESPN & ESPN Radio
  9 p.m. Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas: Minnesota vs. Texas Tech
ESPN: Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Jessica Mendoza
Radio: Tom Hart, John Congemi & Niki Noto
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Sat, Dec 29 11:45 a.m. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Rice vs. Air Force
ESPN: Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Lewis Johnson
Radio: Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN & ESPN Radio
  3:15 p.m. New Era Pinstripe Bowl: West Virginia vs. Syracuse
ESPN: Chris Fowler, Jesse Palmer & Tom Rinaldi
Radio: Marc Kestecher, Jack Ford & C.J. Papa
ESPN & ESPN Radio
  4 p.m. Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Navy vs. Arizona State
Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown
ESPN2
  6:45 p.m. Valero Alamo Bowl: No. 23 Texas vs. No. 13 Oregon State
ESPN: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Quint Kessenich
Radio: Mark Neely, Ray Bentley & Kaylee Hartung
ESPN & ESPN Radio
  10:15 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan State
ESPN: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN & ESPN Radio