Military Bowl Matchup
Virginia Tech (6-6, ACC) vs. Cincinnati (10-2, AAC), noon, EST, Dec. 31.
LOCATION: Annapolis, Md.
Virginia Tech: The Hokies are making their 26th straight bowl appearance, longest active streak in the country, although they needed a couple of late wins to make it. They survived despite losing quarterback Josh Jackson early.
Virginia Tech 33, Cincinnati 17
Virginia Tech: Coincidentally, when the teams last met it was in this same Military Bowl when Virginina Tech won. The Hokies have not missed a bowl game since 1992. The Hokies had appeared in only seven bowl games before then.
Cincinnati: The Bearcats end a three-year bowl drought. This is the Bearcats’ 14th bowl game. They are 6-8 all-time in the postseason.