BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – NOVEMBER 03: Kristian Fulton #22 of the LSU Tigers carries the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first half of their game at Tiger Stadium on November 03, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)For the second straight year, UCF finished undefeated and was left out of the College Football Playoff field. For the second straight year, the Knights will take on an SEC team as a consolation prize.ESPN just announced that UCF, without the services of McKenzie Milton, will take on SEC juggernaut LSU in the Fiesta Bowl.UCF finished with a 12-0 record and defeated Memphis to win the AAC title on Saturday. LSU has a 9-3 record and losses to Alabama, Florida and Texas A&M.It remains to be seen if UCF will claim another national title with a victory.IT’S OFFICIAL: @LSUFootball and @UCF_Football are heading to the 2018 @PlayStation #FiestaBowl! ?☀️Get your tickets NOW: https://t.co/ptP1p2bwSU#GeauxTigers | #ChargeOn | #GreatnessAwaits pic.twitter.com/ErEehxOCHG— Fiesta Bowl (@Fiesta_Bowl) December 2, 2018The game is slated to take place on New Year’s Day at Noon CT.UCF, after another stellar season, finished No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings. LSU finished No. 11.The rest of the New Year’s Six games are being announced on ESPN as we speak.
The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya today.During the meetings, the current political situation in Sri Lanka was discussed. The High Commissioner reiterated Pakistan’s support for continuation and consolidation of democratic process in Sri Lanka.He expressed the hope that the ongoing political situation will be overcome peacefully and amicably in accordance with the constitution and aspirations of Sri Lankan people. (Colombo Gazette)