Iowa appearing in third straight Jan. 1 game
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa accepted an invitation to the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday, its third straight New Year's Day game.
The Hawkeyes will play the second-place finisher in the Southeastern Conference in the game in Orlando, Fla.
Iowa (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) earned the invitation after beating Wisconsin on Saturday to claim a share of the Big Ten Title for its second conference championship in three years. Coach Kirk Ferentz was rewarded Tuesday with a contract extension that will pay him a base salary of $1.2 million.
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