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Irish likely going to Texas

Connecticut's 52-yard field to seal a 19-16 victory over South Florida likely sealed Notre Dame's travel plans this postseason.

The Irish (7-5) are likely bound for the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, to face Miami (7-5) at 2 p.m. Dec. 31.

UConn captured the Big East's automatic BCS berth with the victory, and West Virginia (9-3) will likely take the conference's slot in the Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 28.