December 04, 2016

BAHAMAS BOWL

Eastern Michigan (7-5, Mid-American Conference) vs. Old Dominion (9-3, Conference USA), Dec. 23, 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Nassau, Bahamas

TOP PLAYERS

Eastern Michigan: RB Ian Eriksen, 741 yards rushing, 9 touchdowns.

Old Dominion: QB David Washington, 2,648 passing yards, 28 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Eastern Michigan: The Eagles went 2-3 in their last five games, and outscored opponents by a single point this season - 365-364.

Old Dominion: Washington came to Old Dominion as a quarterback, became a wide receiver as a sophomore, then returned to QB.

LAST TIME

Old Dominion 38, Eastern Michigan 34. (Sept. 5, 2015)

BOWL HISTORY

Eastern Michigan: First appearance in the Bahamas Bowl, second appearance in a bowl - the other coming in 1987.

Old Dominion: First bowl appearance.

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Online:

AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org

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