Bowl moves to Jan. 2

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Bowl will be played on Jan. 2 next season.

ESPN Regional Television said Wednesday the game will be part of a tripleheader televised by the network that day including the Liberty Bowl and the Alamo Bowl.

Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Birmingham's Legion Field.

The game features a team from the Southeastern Conference against one from the Big East.

The fourth-year bowl drew its best crowd last season for a matchup between Rutgers and North Carolina State.

That game was played on Dec. 29.

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