Penn State returns to Fiesta Bowl to play Washington

Preview: Penn State at Iowa

The No. 9 Nittany Lions and the No. 11 Huskies were selected today for their third all-time meeting and second in a bowl game.

In matching up the Lions and Huskies, the committee pits the two teams that were battling for the final playoff spot in 2016 against each other.

Penn State gutted it out down the stretch and fended off an Iowa rally for a 77-73 win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in its 2017-18 Big Ten season opener.

Washington and Penn State will meet in the postseason for the second time.




Penn State returns to the Fiesta Bowl for the first time the 1996 season, which was also its last Arizona bowl trip, when the Nittany Lions take on Pac-12 foe Washington in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, December 30 at 4 p.m. (ET).

Ohio State and USC have both played in the Cotton Bowl only once before, both when the game was played in historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas. Penn State also has a 21-7 victory in Seattle back in 1921. Its last appearance came on January 1, 1997, in a win over Texas.

Penn State is a ideal 6-0 in the Fiesta Bowl. The Nittany Lions lost to USC, 52-49, in the Rose Bowl after last season.

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