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Underdogs Go Bowling: Tracking The American, C-USA, Sun Belt and Service Academy Bowl Pairings

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Who's heading where? It's Selection Sunday.

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While TCU and Baylor fans bemoan the fact that they aren't playing for a championship (sorry guys), we turn our eyes to the lower tier bowls as teams from The American, Conference USA and the Sun Belt (along with Army and Navy) learn where they're headed.

Here's the full list. More on the matchups later:

Bowl Matchup Location Date Time Network
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome Dec. 20 11 a.m. ESPN
Gildan New Mexico Bowl Utah State vs. UTEP Albuquerque, N.M. University Stadium Dec. 20 2:20 p.m. ESPN
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl South Alabama vs. Bowling Green Montgomery, Ala. Cramton Bowl Dec. 20 9:15 p.m. ESPN
Miami Beach Bowl Memphis vs. BYU Miami Marlins Park Dec. 22 2 p.m. ESPN
Boca Raton Bowl Marshall vs. Northern Illinois Boca Raton, Fla. FAU Stadium Dec. 23 6 p.m. ESPN
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl San Diego State vs. Navy San Diego Qualcomm Stadium Dec. 23 9:30 p.m. ESPN
Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan Nassau, Bahamas Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium Dec. 24 Noon ESPN
Hawai'i Bowl Rice vs. Fresno State Honolulu Aloha Stadium Dec. 24 8 p.m. ESPN
Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech Dallas Cotton Bowl Dec. 26 1 p.m. ESPN
BITCOIN St. Petersburg Bowl UCF vs. N.C. State St. Petersburg, Fla. Tropicana Field Dec. 26 8 p.m. ESPN
Military Bowl presented By Northrop Grumman Cincinnati vs. Virginia Annapolis, Md. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Dec. 27 1 p.m. ESPN
Duck Commander Independence Bowl South Carolina vs. Miami (Fl.) Shreveport, La. Independence Stadium Dec. 27 3:30 p.m. ABC
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Houston vs. Pittsburgh Fort Worth, Texas Amon G. Carter Stadium Jan. 2 Noon ESPN
Birmingham Bowl East Carolina vs. Arkansas Birmingham, Ala. Legion Field Jan. 3 1 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
GoDaddy Bowl Toledo vs. Arkansas State Mobile, Ala. Ladd-Peebles Stadium Jan. 4 9 p.m. ESPN