LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The USC  Trojans (8-4) will face the Iowa Hawkeyes (9-3) in the Holiday Bowl on December 27 in San Diego, organizers announced Sunday. Kick off is at 5 p.m. at San Diego Credit Union Stadium.

Both teams are coming off three-game winning streaks and have victories in five of their last six games.

“The game is a terrific matchup between teams that finished very strong down the stretch,” Trojans coach Clay Helton said.

The game will be USC’s first against Iowa since the Trojans’ 38-17 victory in the 2003 Orange Bowl. USC leads the series, 7-2, including a six-game winning streak. Iowa’s most recent victory in the series was in 1961.

The Rose Bowl match-up is also set, as Wisconsin has been selected as Oregon’s opponent for the 106th installment of the college football classic in Pasadena.

Wisconsin (10-3) fills in for Big Ten champion Ohio State, which has qualified for the College Football Playoff. Kick-off is at 1:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

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