Pinstripe Bowl at a glance

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• THE GAME: Miami (7-5, ACC) vs. Wisconsin (7-5, Big Ten), 4:15 p.m., Dec. 27 (ESPN).

• LOCATION: New York.

• TOP PLAYERS: Miami - Junior LB Shaq Quarterman had 76 tackles, 13 for a loss, and was picked for the All-ACC first team, while junior RB back Travis Homer had 969 yards rushing, averaging 6.3 yards per carry.

Wisconsin - Sophomore RB Jonathan Taylor is the nation's leading rusher with 1,989 yards and 16 TDs.

• NOTABLE: Miami - The Hurricanes were ranked No. 8 in the preseason but lost four straight before finishing the season with an impressive 24-3 win over the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division champion Pittsburgh.

Wisconsin - The Badgers were ranked fourth by The AP in the preseason but were hurt by a head injury to QB Alex Hornibrook that limited him to nine games and Wisconsin ended the regular season with a loss to Minnesota, its first to the Golden Gophers since 2003.

• LAST TIME: Wisconsin is 2-0 against Miami in the postseason, including a 34-24 victory in last year's Orange Bowl. The Badgers lead the all-time series 3-2.

• BOWL HISTORY: Miami - The Hurricanes are 19-20 in bowl games and have lost twice in the Sun Bowl, to Washington State in 2015 and Notre Dame in 2010.

Wisconsin - The Badgers will be making their 17th straight bowl appearance and are 15-14 overall in the postseason. They defeated UCLA by one point in the 2000 Sun Bowl.

- By The Associated Press

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