UCLA, Baylor land in Holiday Bowl

holiday-bowl-2010SAN DIEGO — UCLA will play Baylor in the Holiday Bowl Dec. 27 at Qualcomm Stadium, the first time a Los Angeles-area school has played in the game, organizers announced Sunday.

The Holiday Bowl has the second choice among Pacific-12 Conference teams and fourth choice from the 10-team Big 12 Conference, after the conference champions and any additional teams were chosen to participate in Bowl Championship Series games.

UCLA is 9-4, while Baylor, which will also be making its first Holiday Bowl appearance, is 7-5. The Bears ended the regular season with three consecutive victories.