UH Wins Gowalla Challenge, $10K

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UH didn't go to a bowl, but did win this contest
Gowalla is the Avis to Foursquare's Hertz when it comes to apps that tell everyone where you are, because Lord knows everyone needs to know that.

In a bid for publicity, they had a contest to see which college could drum up the most check-ins during a given time period.

The contest is ended and the winner is: the University of Houston.

"Congratulations to the University of Houston for racking up the most check-ins and securing a crisp $10,000 check for their general scholarship fund," Gowalla announced. (That check better be crisp!!)

Second place went to UT, third to Baylor and sixth to A&M.

Other schools weeping in shame over having lost to the Coogs include the University of Hawaii, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Florida.

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