Fiesta Face Off With UConn It Is

NORMAN, Okla. — It's official. The Sooners will take on the Connecticut Huskies in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at 7:30 p.m. CT on Jan. 1, 2011 in Glendale, Ariz.

The final Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings after the regular season were announced Sunday evening, and OU snuck into the No. 7 spot to face the Big East Champions.

Most assumed this matchup would be the case, but there were some thoughts out there that a rematch with the No. 4 Stanford Cardinal was possible.

That didn't turn out in the end.

This will be the third time in the past five seasons OU has participated in the Fiesta Bowl and the eight BCS appearance for the Sooners.

They are 2-5 in their seven previous appearances.

BCS National Championship Game:

No. 1 Auburn vs. No. 2 Oregon

Other BCS Bowls:


No. 3 TCU vs. No. 5 Wisconsin


No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 8 Arkansas


No. 4 Stanford vs. No. 13 Virginia Tech

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