December 3, 2007

West Virginia, Oklahoma to Meet in Fiesta Bowl

MORGANTOWN--West Virginia (10-2, 5-2) will face Big 12 Conference Champion Oklahoma (11-2, 6-2) at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 2 in Glendale, Arizona. "We're very honored and thrilled to be invited to the Fiesta Bowl," said WVU coach Rich Rodriguez. "I'm sure our guys will look forward to going up against such a tremendous opponent."

The Mountaineers blew a can't-miss opportunity to play in the BCS title game by suffering a stunning loss to unranked Pittsburgh on Saturday night. Rodriguez admitted the sting of the defeat might linger for a few more days. However, he knows his team must begin preparing immediately for the Sooners, who defeated previous BCS No. 1 Missouri, 38-17, in the Big 12 championship game.

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