Thursday December 17th, 2015

Tulsa and Virginia Tech will face off in the Independence Bowl on Saturday.

Tulsa finished the regular season 6–6, becoming bowl eligible after taking down Tulane 45–34 on Nov. 28. The Golden Hurricane scored 21 points in the final seven minutes of the game. Two interceptions by Tulsa were returned for touchdowns to help solidify the win.

Virginia Tech defeated in-state rival Virginia 23–20 in their last game of the regular season to finish with a 6–6 record. The win secured the Hokies a bowl spot, allowing retiring coach Frank Beamer to coach one more game before he concludes his 29-year career at Virginia Tech.

How to watch

Kickoff: 5:45 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ESPN

Radio: For a list of Virginia Tech affiliates, click here. For a list of Tulsa affiliates, click here.

Team Schedules

Virginia Tech

Sept. 7: vs. Ohio State (L, 42–24)

Sept 12: vs. Furman (W, 42–3)

Sept 19: at Purdue (W, 51–24)

Sept. 26: at East Carolina (L, 35–28)

Oct. 3: vs. Pittsburgh (L, 17–13)

Oct. 9: vs. NC State (W, 28–13)

Oct. 17: at Miami (L, 30–20)

Oct. 24: vs. Duke (L, 45–43)

Oct. 31: at Boston College (W, 26–10)

Nov. 12: at Georgia Tech (W, 23–21)

Nov. 21: vs. North Carolina (W, 30–27)

Nov. 28: at Virginia (W, 23–20)

Dec. 26: vs. Tulsa (5:45 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Tulsa

Sept. 5: vs. Florida Atlantic (W, 47–44)

Sept. 12: at New Mexico (W, 40–21)

Sept. 19: at Oklahoma (L, 52–38)

Oct. 3: vs. Houston (L, 38–24)

Oct. 10: vs. Louisiana-Monroe (W, 34–24)

Oct. 17: at East Carolina (L, 30–17)

Oct. 23: vs. Memphis (L, 66–42)

Oct. 31: at SMU (W, 40–31)

Nov. 7: vs. UCF (W, 45–30)

Nov. 14: at Cincinnati (L, 49–38)

Nov. 21: vs. Navy (L, 44–21)

Nov. 28: at Tulane (W, 45–34)

Dec. 26: at Tulsa (5:45 p.m. ET, ESPN)

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