1. The Basics

  2. Sugar Bowl: No. 22 Louisville (10-2, 5-2 Big East) vs. No. 4 Florida (11-1, 7-1 SEC).
  3. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. ET from New Orleans
  4. TV: ESPN; broadcasters: Sean McDonough and Chris Speilman
  5. Odds: Florida -13
  6. The Teams

  7. Florida ran through the SEC with the only blemish being a loss to Georgia in October. The Gators have been exceptionally strong when it comes to turnovers, as their plus-17 turnover differential is tied for first in the nation. However, in their loss, the Gators turned the ball over six times. 
  8. 10/27/2012 Florida vs Georgia Football Highlights
  9. The Gators have played close games all season, six of them, to be exact. They've won five of the six games that were decided by one score. 
  10. Louisville quarterback Terry Bridgewater led the Big East this season with a 161.6 passer rating, good for seventh in the nation. He also threw for 25 touchdowns during the season. He'll be countered by a Florida defense that was ranked fifth in the nation, and limited opponents to only 186 yards per game in the air. 
  11. Keep in mind

  12. This is the fifth time that Louisville has won 10 games in a season. Each time, they've gone on to win their bowl game. This is their second BCS bowl, where they're 1-0.