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2011 Bowl Projections: Penn State To Insight or Mieneke Care Car Bowl

On Saturday, the 2011-12 Big Ten Conference season wrapped up, as the University of Wisconsin defeated Michigan State University, 42-39, in the inaugural championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. The victory helped the Badgers earn a invitation to the Rose Bowl where it will face the Pac-12 Conference champion, the University of Oregon.

While, Badger fans know their bowl fate, Penn State University and Temple University football fans are patiently waiting for an invitation to the postseason. As of Sunday morning, SB Nation's Jason Kirk has PSU (9-3) playing in the Insight Bowl, Dec. 30, against Baylor University in Tempe, AZ, while Temple (8-4) is expected to be invited to the Military Bowl, Dec. 28, against Wake Forest University in Washington D.C.

Meanwhile, CollegeBowlProjections.com has the Nittany Lions also playing in the Insight Bowl, but against the University of Texas. Temple is predicted to play the University of Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl, Dec. 17, in Albuquerque, NM.

Scout.com has PSU traveling to Houston, TX to play Texas A&M in the Mieneke Car Care Bowl of Texas, Dec. 31, while Temple is projected to play San Diego State University in the New Mexico Bowl.

Check back to SB Nation Philly for more on Penn State's possible bowl destination. SB Nation's Black Shoes Diaries will also have more about the Nittany Lions bowl possibilities.