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UC will play Virginia Tech in Military Bowl

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UC will play Virginia Tech in the Military Bowl on Dec. 27.

The game is set for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis and will be televised on ESPN.

“We could not be more excited about this matchup,” Military Bowl President & Executive Director Steve Beck said in a release. “Virginia Tech is an incredibly popular team in our region and Cincinnati is one of the nation's hottest teams. We are certain that both teams will be well represented in Annapolis on gameday.”

The Bearcats finished the season 9-3 and won a piece of the American Conference championship.

It's the Bearcats fifth share of a conference championship in the last seven years.

The Bearcats, will make this their 16th bowl appearance, and the Hokies (6-6) last met in 2012 at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., Cincinnati won 27-24.

This is the 11th meeting between the teams, with the series tied 5-5.

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