Southern California wrapped up its rocky season by rolling over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Although Fresno State fell one win short of a BCS berth, the Bulldogs still got a high-stakes trip to Vegas for the final game of quarterback Derek Carr’s career.
Fresno State will face Southern California in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Few quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
Allen Huddleston launched a 3-pointer from half court at the overtime buzzer, lifting Fresno State over UC Irvine 98-87 on Friday night.
Despite high praise when he was chosen with the 12th overall pick by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 NFL Draft, running back Ryan Mathews has been anything but stellar for the Bolts.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to lead a dominant effort by UCLA’s freshmen, and the Bruins defeated Fresno State 91-78 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Fresno State has let go coach Pat Hill after 15 seasons at the school.