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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Advocare V100 Independence Bowl

Missouri Tigers (7-5) vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (7-5)
Date: Monday, December 26th
Kickoff: 5 p.m. (et)
Site: Independence Stadium (53,000) -- Shreveport, Louisiana
Surface: FieldTurf
Annual: 36th
Projected Payout Per Team: $1,100,000
Television: ESPN2
Announcers: Rob Stone, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams
Home Record: Missouri 5-1; North Carolina 6-1
Away Record: Missouri 2-4; North Carolina 1-4
Current Win/Loss Streak: Missouri 3W; North Carolina 1W
Las Vegas Line: Missouri 4.5 (Total, 52.5)
All-Time Series: Missouri (2-0)
Last Meeting: October 2, 1976 (Missouri, 24-3 at Missouri)
Series Streak: Missouri has won the only two meetings.
Versus Opposing Conference: Missouri vs. ACC (6-13)
Versus Opposing Conference: North Carolina vs. Big 12 (7-16)
Bowl Records: Missouri (12-16 -- 1-1 in Independence Bowl)
North Carolina (13-16)
2011 National Rankings: Missouri - Unranked
North Carolina - Unranked
Coaches: Missouri - Gary Pinkel (84-54 at Missouri)
(Career Record, 157-91-3)
North Carolina - Everett Withers (7-5 at North Carolina)
(Career Record, Same as above)

Season Schedule/Results
Missouri Tigers
Sep 3 - W vs. Miami-Ohio, 17-6
Sep 9 - L at Arizona State, 30-37 OT
Sep 17 - W vs. Western Ill, 69-0
Sep 24 - L at Oklahoma, 28-38
Oct 1 - Open
Oct 8 - L at Kansas State, 17-24
Oct 15 - W vs. Iowa State, 52-17
Oct 22 - L vs. Oklahoma State, 24-45
Oct 29 - W at Texas A&M, 38-31 OT
Nov 5 - L at Baylor, 39-42
Nov 12 - W vs. Texas, 17-5
Nov 19 - W vs. Texas Tech, 31-27
Nov 26 - W at Kansas, 24-10
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 26 - vs. North Carolina, 5:00 PM (Independence Bowl)
North Carolina Tar Heels
Sep 3 - W vs. James Madison, 42-10
Sep 10 - W vs. Rutgers, 24-22
Sep 17 - W vs. Virginia, 28-17
Sep 24 - L at Georgia Tech, 28-35
Oct 1 - W at East Carolina, 35-20
Oct 8 - W vs. Louisville, 14-7
Oct 15 - L vs. Miami-Florida, 24-30
Oct 22 - L at Clemson, 38-59
Oct 29 - W vs. Wake Forest, 49-24
Nov 5 - L at NC State, 0-13
Nov 12 - Open
Nov 17 - L at Virginia Tech, 21-24
Nov 26 - W vs. Duke, 37-21
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 26 - vs. Missouri, 5:00 PM (Independence Bowl)