Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
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Western Michigan coach Tim Lester receives a two-year contract extension through the 2023 season. The Broncos, who went 7-5 this season, face BYU on Friday in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Lester is a former WMU quarterback and assistant coach who took over the program after the 2016 season. "Western Michigan is home to me and this has always been my dream job," he said in a news release.
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It was one of 2017's most epic games, with Western Michigan eking out a 71-68 win over Buffalo in seven overtimes. But the most viral moment came when one WMU player's sister began the celebration five overtimes early.