Today's Games

November 26, 2005|By ORLANDO SENTINEL

SELECTED NATIONAL

Iowa State (7-3) @ Kansas (5-5)

Time, TV -- 12:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet

The buzz -- Iowa State has won four in a row and averaged 38.5 points in those victories.

The line -- Iowa State by 2 1/2

The pick -- Iowa State, 28-17

Texas-El Paso (8-2) @ SMU (4-6)

Time -- 3 p.m.

The buzz -- UTEP must win to clinch the Conference USA West title and a berth in the league title game.

The line -- UTEP by 7

The pick -- UTEP, 28-17

No. 23 Florida State (7-3) @No. 19 Florida (7-3)

Time, TV -- 3:30 p.m., chs. 13, 9

The buzz -- Florida coaches are 1-5 in their first meetings against Bobby Bowden. Only winner? Galen Hall.

The line -- Florida by 4

The pick -- Florida, 24-21

Syracuse (1-9) @ Louisville (7-2)

Time -- 3:30 p.m.

The buzz -- Bad news for Orange: Louisville is averaging 58.2 ppg in five home games this season

The line -- Louisville by 35 1/2

The pick -- Louisville, 41-10

Virginia (6-4) @ No. 10 Miami (8-2)

Time, TV -- 3:30 p.m., chs. 2, 7

The buzz -- Simple math? Miami beat Virginia Tech by 20, and the Hokies beat Virginia by 38.

The line -- Miami by 17 1/2

The pick -- Miami, 30-14

No. 16 Fresno State (8-2) @ Nevada (7-3)

Time, TV -- 7:15 p.m., ESPN2

The buzz -- Will Fresno State have any letdown after last week's near-miss at USC?

The line -- Fresno State by 15

The pick -- Fresno State, 38-28

North Carolina (5-5) @No. 5 Virginia Tech (9-1)

Time, TV -- 7:45 p.m., ESPN

The buzz -- The Hokies go to the ACC title game with a win. The Heels go bowling with a win.

The line -- Virginia Tech by 23 1/2

The pick -- Virginia Tech, 27-0

No. 13 Georgia (8-2) @No. 20 Georgia Tech (7-3)

Time, TV -- 8 p.m., Ch. 2

The buzz -- This is the 100th meeting in the series. The Bulldogs have won six of the past seven at Tech.

The line -- Georgia by 3 1/2

The pick -- Georgia, 23-17

No. 6 Notre Dame (8-2) @ Stanford (5-5)

Time, TV -- 8 p.m., Ch. 7

The buzz -- Notre Dame will go to a BCS bowl if it wins. A loss? A trip to the Gator Bowl looms.

The line -- Notre Dame by 16

The pick -- Notre Dame, 38-23

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