Tuesday’s bowl games: Boise State meets Baylor


Tuesday’s bowls

All games on ESPN

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army vs. North Texas

Kickoff: Noon, Cotton Bowl, Dallas

Records: Army 7-5, North Texas 5-7

Line: Army by 9 1/2

Outlook: This is the second time North Texas has gone to a bowl game with five wins in the regular season. ... Army has the nation’s second-best rushing offense, with 328 yards per game.

Military Bowl

Temple vs. Wake Forest

Kickoff: 3:30, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md.

Records: Temple 10-3, Wake Forest 6-6

Line: Temple by 12

Outlook: The only other time these teams met, Temple prevailed 36-0 in 1930. … The Owls are playing bowl games in back-to-back seasons for the first time. They lost to Toledo last year in the Boca Raton Bowl.

Holiday Bowl

Minnesota vs. Washington State

Kickoff: 7, Qualcomm Staduim, San Diego

Records: Minnesota 8-4, Washington State 8-4

Line: Washington State by 4 1/2

Outlook: Minnesota, which almost boycotted the game, is in a bowl for the fifth consecutive season. It beat Central Michigan in last year’s Quick Lane Bowl.

Cactus Bowl

Boise State vs. Baylor

Kickoff: 10:15, Chase Field, Phoenix

Records: Boise State 10-2, Baylor 6-6

Line: Boise State by 9 1/2

Outlook: Boise State is in its 15th straight bowl game, tied for sixth nationally. ... A win would allow Boise State to go 3-0 against Power Five schools for the first time in school history.