Some bowls struggling to sell tickets
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Missouri didn't reach its goal of getting into a BCS bowl and was headed to the desert to face a 7-5 team that had lost its final three games of the season.
Sensing potential apathy for a bowl against a ho-hum opponent played halfway across the country, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel pleaded with Tigers fans to buy tickets to the Insight Bowl.
His ploy seems to have worked; Insight Bowl officials say they're on a record pace for the Dec. 28 game between Missouri and Iowa ...
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