Pac-12 bowl projections: Week 14

It now appears that the Pac-12 will produce two BCS bowl teams and two empty bowl contracts.

I don't expect UCLA to ask the Pac-12 to apply for a bowl waiver if the Bruins finish 6-7 after a loss Friday at Oregon in the Pac-12 title game. The Bruins are almost certain to be looking for a new coach. It would be extremely awkward to deal with that during bowl preparations. Further, a likely trip to the Bay Area for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl would be expensive. Probably not worth the, er, glory.

And I'm not sure the waiver would get rubber stamped, anyway. There will be more deserving teams available for the Kraft and New Mexico bowls. Heck, 10 Big Ten teams are bowl eligible.

By the way, expect some tough matchups. If Oklahoma loses to Oklahoma State this weekend, the Sooners are a likely foe for Washington in the Alamo Bowl. Arizona State, with or without Dennis Erickson, probably would get TCU in Las Vegas.

Rose Bowl Game: Oregon vs. Big Ten

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Stanford vs. Big 12

Valero Alamo: Washington vs. Big 12

Bridgepoint Education Holiday: California vs. Big 12

Hyundai Sun: Utah vs. ACC

MAACO Las Vegas: Arizona State vs. Mountain West

Kraft Fight Hunger: No team vs. ACC or Army

Gildan New Mexico: No team vs. Mountain West