Nine spots in school soccer convention championship video games– together with each within the American and Big Ten– are nonetheless up for grabs heading into Week 13. All 9 will probably be sorted out totally come Sunday.
What are every of the situations for the groups nonetheless alive within the race? Who has clinched their spot already?
Kick occasions beneath are listed in CT.
ACC Championship: Clemson vs. North Carolina
Dec. 3, 7:00 p.m., ABC
Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, NC)
Clemson is a heavy favourite within the first convention championship recreation to have shored up each spots.
American Conference Championship: TBD vs. TBD
Dec. 3, 3:00 p.m., ABC
Site TBD (Top seed residence stadium)
Alright– we’ll begin with probably the most convoluted situation in school soccer. We promise it will get simpler from right here.
Cincinnati hosts Tulane in what hastily is an enormous recreation. The winner of this recreation hosts the American Championship whereas the loser hopes UCF and Houston additionally lose.
Tulane Green Wave
As talked about, the winner between Cincinnati and Tulane hosts the AAC title recreation. However, it is not misplaced and go residence for Tulane. If the Green Wave loses and Houston beats Tulsa and UCF to beat USF, making a three-way tie for second.
Although UCF beat Tulane, since Tulane did not face Houston, head-to-head is out the window. Instead, it turns to pc factors (hand waving the convoluted explainer there) and Tulane would nonetheless be in.
If you actually care about the entire AAC process, get pleasure from.
It was win-and-in for UCF final week towards Navy, however the Midshipmen spoiled their celebration in an enormous upset. Now, it is not only a win-and-in scenario for the Knights– they should win and have Tulsa upset Houston. That creates a two-way tie between UCF and the loser of Cincinnati-Tulane, which UCF holds the head-to-head tiebreaker on every.
However, that Houston win would create the aforementioned three-way tie and UCF would lose out. But, if Houston loses to Tulsa and Tulane loses to Cincinnati, UCF will get the head-to-head.
Houston is just technically nonetheless alive within the race. They should beat Tulsa and have Cincinnati beat Tulane to create a three-way tie. Then they need to hope the College Football Playoff Committee ranks them highest in Tuesday’s rankings.
Like I stated – convoluted.
Big Ten Championship: TBD vs. TBD
Dec. 3, 2:00 p.m., FOX
Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
We’ll simply roll this into one: the winner of Ohio State-Michigan wins the East. Cut and dry.
Also reduce and dry! If Iowa beats Nebraska on Friday, the Hawkeyes are within the Big Ten Championship. Should Iowa lose, they might nonetheless get in if each Purdue and Illinois lose.
Purdue holds tiebreakers over Illinois and Minnesota, so the Boilermakers need to beat Indiana this week and hope Nebraska upsets Iowa.
Illinois Fighting Illini
Illinois must beat Northwestern this week– virtually a foregone conclusion to the 1-10 Wildcats– however the division was theirs to lose till they fell aside over the past two weeks.
But profitable is not simply sufficient– Illinois additionally wants Iowa and Purdue to each lose coupled with their very own win to be in.
Big 12 Championship: TCU vs. TBD
Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m., ABC
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, TX)
TCU locked up their spot within the Big 12 title recreation two weeks in the past and now await their opponent in Arlington.
Kansas State Wildcats
All Kansas State must do is beat rival Kansas within the Sunflower Showdown and safe a seat on the desk. If they lose, Kansas State would then root for Baylor to beat Texas and the Wildcats would once more be in.
If Texas beats Baylor this weekend and Kansas beats Kansas State, then Texas could be within the Big 12 Championship Game. If the Longhorns lose at residence to the Bears, they’re out.
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C-USA Championship: UTSA vs. TBD
Dec. 2, 7:00 p.m., CBSSN
Site TBD (Top seed residence stadium)
UTSA already locked up their spot within the Conference-USA Championship recreation for the second straight 12 months.
North Texas Mean Green
It’s win and in for UNT, who final appeared within the C-USA championship in 2017. North Texas hosts Rice on Saturday. If UNT loses, they must hope Western Kentucky loses to FAU, and their ticket could be punched.
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
To safe a rematch of final 12 months’s convention championship towards UTSA, WKU must beat FAU on the street and hope UNT loses at residence to Rice. If WKU loses, they’re out.
MAC Championship: Toledo vs. Ohio
Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m., ESPN
Ford Field (Detroit, MI)
Toledo awaited the results of the Bowling Green at Ohio recreation on Tuesday. The Bobcats nailed a powerful win over the Falcons, securing their spot in Detroit.
Mountain West: Fresno State vs. Boise State
Dec. 3, 3:00 p.m., FOX
Albertsons Stadium (Boise, ID)
Fresno State and Boise State locked up their positions within the Mountain West championship recreation this previous week.
Pac-12 Championship: USC vs. TBD
Dec. 2, 7:00 p.m., FOX
Allegiant Stadium (Las Vegas, NV)
USC notched a spot of their first Pac-12 Championship with their thrilling win over rival UCLA this previous week. They await their matchup this weekend.
Oregon must beat rival Oregon State on the street this weekend to clinch a spot in Las Vegas. Should they lose, they’re additionally in if Washington loses.
OK– these get a bit concerned. First, Washington must win the Apple Cup over Washington State on the street. Should they win, they want Oregon to lose to Oregon State plus one of many following:
- Cal beats UCLA
- Colorado beats Utah
Both of these are unlikely situations, however the situation exists.
While their situation is a little more linear, there’s extra legs wanted to occur. Utah must beat Colorado at first, however the Utes additionally need to hope precisely for an Oregon loss, a Washington win, and a UCLA win.
SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU
Dec. 3, 3:00 p.m., CBS
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, GA)
This matchup has been determined for a few weeks now. No complicated tiebreakers right here– it is Georgia vs. LSU
Sun Belt Championship: Coastal Carolina vs. TBD
Dec. 3, 2:30 p.m., ESPN
Site TBD (Top seed residence stadium)
Coastal Carolina safely locked up their spot within the Sun Belt Championship. They would seemingly host the championship recreation by tiebreakers if their opponent is South Alabama. If Coastal performs Troy, they might hit the street.
It’s a win-and-in scenario for Troy this weekend as they face Arkansas State on the street. Troy is a heavy favourite to take action. Winning would additionally make them the host of the title recreation.
If Troy loses, they need to hope that South Alabama additionally loses to get in. However, a Coastal Carolina win over JMU would imply Troy performs on the street. A Troy, South Alabama, and many others a Coastal loss would imply Troy hosts the SBC title recreation.
South Alabama Jaguars
South Alabama has to beat Old Dominion at residence and hope Arkansas State beats Troy to be within the Sun Belt championship recreation. If they lose, they’re out.
To host the Sun Belt championship, South Alabama has to win and each Troy and Coastal Carolina need to lose.
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