Big East bowl picture comes into focus on Saturday

The Big East bowl picture will become much clearer after Saturday's games between Rutgers and West Virginia, and Louisville and UConn.

Updated: November 28, 2006, 1:18 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

Back in mid-September, Louisville coach Bobby Petrino wondered aloud why so many people insisted that his team's Nov. 2 game against West Virginia would be the de facto Big East championship.

"Everybody's saying, 'West Virginia-Louisville,'" Petrino said. "I think there will be more players in it than that."

There's one more, anyway -- and No. 13 Rutgers (10-1, 5-1 Big East) happens to be the only one that controls its fate going into the final weekend of the regular season.

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