Who said the Big East Conference can't play football?
On Friday afternoon, the league won its third bowl victory of the 2010-11 postseason as the South Florida Bulls beat the Clemson Tigers, 31-26, in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
The Big East, which has participated in four bowls, earned its first "W" on Dec. 21 when the Louisville Cardinals defeated Southern Mississippi, 31-28.
On Saturday, the Connecticut Huskies, the league champions, play in the BCS Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against No. 7 Oklahoma in Glendale, Ariz. (8:30 p.m. on ESPN).
The conference's only loss came during the Champs Sports Bowl. The West Virgina Mountaineers were dominated by the N.C. State Wolfpack, 23-7, in Orlando, Fla.