December 06, 2015

Virginia Tech (6-6, ACC) vs. Tulsa (6-6, AAC), Dec. 26, 5:45 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana


Virginia Tech: RB Travon McMillian, 961 yards rushing, five touchdowns.

Tulsa: QB Dane Evans, 3,958 yards passing, 22 touchdowns.


Virginia Tech: The Hokies won three of their final four games to become bowl eligible. This will be coach Frank Beamer's final game after 29 seasons leading the program.

Tulsa: The Golden Hurricane have the 11th ranked passing offense in the nation that averages nearly 330 yards per game.


Tulsa 35, Virginia Tech 33 (Sept. 9, 1978)


Tulsa: Tulsa is in its first bowl since 2012. It's the Golden Hurricane's first time in Independence Bowl since 1989.

Virginia Tech: The Hokies are playing their 23rd straight bowl. They've in the Independence Bowl for the third time - first since 1993.

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