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College Football Report

Tuesday's bowl games

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl -- Purdue 37, Western Michigan 32: The Boilermakers recovered two onside kicks and Raheem Mostert returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown before halftime to open a big lead before holding on.

Belk Bowl -- N.C. State 31, Louisville 24: Mike Glennon threw for 264 yards and three TDs and David Amerson returned an interception 65 yards for a TD for the Wolfpack.


Today's bowls games

Military Bowl -- Toledo vs. Air Force (4:30 p.m., ESPN): Air Force scored 45 points in each of its final two games, but no offense has been more prolific since the start of November than Toledo's. The Rockets averaged 42.3 points this season -- best in the Mid-American Conference and eighth nationally.

Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl -- California vs. Texas (8 p.m., ESPN): Former UB quarterback Zach Maynard has powered the Golden Bears during their strong finish. Cal (7-5) split its first eight games, but then won three of four.


Extra points

Penn State: Will be without four players for its TicketCity Bowl game against Houston on Monday, among them receiver Curtis Drake, who was involved in a locker-room fight earlier this month, interim coach Tom Bradley said Tuesday.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.