Three Sun Belt Conference Teams Going Bowling
For the first time in league history, three members of of the Sun Belt Conference will be in action when the 2010-11 bowl season kicks-off in a couple of weeks. Find out who will be going where, below.
Members of the Troy Trojans prepare to take the field against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles during the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on December 21, 2008 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Troy Trojans, co-champions for the Sun Belt Conference regular season championship, will head to New Orleans, to take on the Ohio Bobcats, out of the Mid-American Conference, in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The game is scheduled for Saturday, December 18, at 8 pm, at the Louisiana Superdome.
The other co-champion, the FIU Golden Panthers, will head north, to Detroit, Michigan, to take on the Toldeo Rockets, also out of the MAC, in the Little Caesars Bowl. The game is scheduled for Sunday, December 26, at 7:30 pm, at Ford Field.
The third SBC representative in bowl festivities is Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders will take part in the GoDaddy.com Bowl, in Mobile, Alabama, on Thursday, January 6, where they will take on yet another MAC team, the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks. Kick-off time at Ladd-Peebles Stadium is set for 7 o’clock.