UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (1) throws a pass as California linebacker Oluwafemi Oladejo (10) defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Around College Football: SEC, Pac-12, ACC & Big 12

Week 13 in college football was the week of rivalries. Several of the games played determined who is heading into their conference championship game.

South Eastern Conference

Mississippi State v. Ole Miss

The annual Egg Bowl took place at Mississippi State on Thanksgiving Day. The Egg Bowl has been a tradition between Ole Miss and the Bulldogs since 1901 when the first game took place. The two teams have participated in the Egg Bowl for 119 games. The latest game ended with Mississippi State on top, outscoring Ole Miss by two. The ending score was 24-22, ending Ole Miss’ two-year winning streak.



UCLA v. Cal

Despite a good fight, the Cal Golden Bears fell short against the UCLA Bruins. The score of the game ended 35-28, with an exciting second half of the game. The Bruins took advanatge of their extra possension in the fourth quarter, turing it into a field goal, putting them at a six point lead over the Bears. UCLA has currently won this rilvary game since 202o and has beat Cal 57 times out of the 93 times they have played each other.


UNC v. NC State

NC State outscored UNC in double overtime after UNC missed its field goal. UNC and NC State both scored field goals in OT, tying them at 27-27, causing the double overtime. NC State went for another field goal, securing it with the score of 30-27. When UNC was given the ball, it also went for the field goal but the ball veered left, making NC State the winner of the game. The final score was 30-27.

Big 12

Kansas v. Kansas State

The Kansas Jayhawks lost to the Kansas State Wildcats 47-27.

In the first quater, the Wildcats already had a score of 23 with the Jayhawks sitting with only one touchdown. Throughout the game, the Wildcats extented their lead against the Jayhawks. Kansas struggled to keep up as it did not score a single touchdown in the third quarter.

Conference Championship Games Week 14

Week 14 is the week of Conference Championship games. In the SEC, UGA will be taking on LSU. In the ACC, Clemson will be playing UNC. Additionally in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane will be taking on UCF, and for the Big 12, TCU will be playing Kansas State. Purdue and Michigan will be playing in the B1G championship game, and UTSA will play North Texas in Conference USA. Last but not least, in the Pac-12, USC will be battling Utah in its conference championship game.

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