Pittsburgh, EMU to meet in Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit
Eastern Michigan (6-6) vs. Pittsburgh (7-5), Dec. 26, 8 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh: DT Jaylen Twyman, 10 1/2 sacks.
EMU: Chris Creighton will coach the Eagles in a bowl for the third time — he’s the first coach to take EMU to more than one. Pittsburgh: Athletic director Heather Lyke previously held the same position at EMU, and she hired Creighton in December 2013.
Pittsburgh 27, EMU 3 (Sept. 1, 2007)
EMU: Fifth bowl in school history and first time Eagles will play in consecutive postseasons. EMU has never played in the Quick Lane Bowl.
Pittsburgh: 35th bowl appearance. Panthers played in Detroit in 2013 in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, a 30-27 win over Bowling Green.