Bowl Projections 2011: Rutgers Remains On Course For Pinstripe Bowl

SB Nation's Bill Connelly has released his latest bowl projections, and for the New York local teams, not much has changed. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights beat Army at Yankee Stadium on Saturday and are again penciled in for a return visit at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, where Connelly predicts they will take on Texas Tech.

Syracuse fell to South Florida on Friday, and Connelly doesn't think the Orange will get the win they need to become eligible in its final two games of the season against Cincinnati or Pittsburgh.

Connelly projects Cincinnati to ultimately claim the Big East crown and meet Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl. He also sees Louisville, South Florida and Pittsburgh making it to the postseason. Louisville is forecasted to play N.C. State in the BBVA Compass Bowl, South Florida to go to the Independence Bowl to take on Wyoming and Pittsburgh to meet East Carolina in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl.

Connelly's BCS picks are as follows:

BCS National Championship Game (1/9/2012): LSU vs. Oklahoma State

Rose Bowl (1/2/2012): Oregon vs. Wisconsin

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (1/2/2012): Oklahoma vs. Houston

Allstate Sugar Bowl (1/3/2012): Alabama vs. Stanford

Discover Orange Bowl (1/4/2012): Clemson vs. Cincinnati

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