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BCS Bowl Bound? U of L scores 20-17 victory over Rutgers

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Banged-up Teddy Bridgewater came off the bench to throw two-second half touchdown passes, and John Wallace kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:41 left to send Louisville to the BCS with a 20-17 victory against Rutgers on Thursday night.

In a game between one team headed to the Big Ten and another bound for the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big East handed out its second-to-last bid to a school that entered the league during its last massive rebuild in 2005 and watched its athletic program blossom.

The Cardinals will be going to the BCS for the second time, first since 2006.

Louisville (10-2, 5-2) will share this Big East title with Rutgers (9-3, 5-2), Syracuse and possibly even Cincinnati, but the BCS bid will be all theirs. The BCS standings will be used to break the tie and there is no doubt Louisville, with the best overall record in the conference, will be on top.

WEB EXTRA:

WDRB's Steve Andress was the only Louisville television sports journalist to travel and cover the game. To watch more raw video and interviews with Coach Charlie Strong, QB Teddy Bridgewater and more, click here.

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