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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

Western Michigan Broncos (7-5) vs. Purdue Boilermakers (6-6)
Date: Tuesday, December 27th
Kickoff: 4:30 p.m. (et)
Site: Ford Field (65,000) -- Detroit, Michigan
Surface: FieldTurf
Annual: 15th
Projected Payout Per Team: $750,000
Television: ESPN
Announcers: Beth Mowins, Mike Bellotti and Eamon McAnaney
Home Record: Western Mich 5-0; Purdue 5-2
Away Record: Western Mich 2-5; Purdue 1-4
Current Win/Loss Streak: Western Mich 2W; Purdue 1W
Las Vegas Line: Purdue 2.5 (Total, 60)
All-Time Series: Purdue (2-0)
Last Meeting: September 14, 2002 (Purdue, 28-24 at Purdue)
Series Streak: Purdue has won the only two meetings.
Versus Opposing Conference: Western Mich vs. Big Ten (6-34)
Versus Opposing Conference: Purdue vs. MAC (38-9-1)
Bowl Records: Western Mich (0-4)
Purdue (8-7 -- 1-0 in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl)
2011 National Rankings: Western Mich - Unranked
Purdue - Unranked
Coaches: Western Mich - Bill Cubit (47-38 at Western Mich)
(Career Record, Same as above)
Purdue - Danny Hope (15-21 at Purdue)
(Career Record, 50-43)

Season Schedule/Results
Western Michigan Broncos
Sep 3 - L at Michigan, 10-34
Sep 10 - W vs. Nicholls State, 38-7
Sep 17 - W vs. Central Mich, 44-14
Sep 24 - L at Illinois, 20-23
Oct 1 - W at Connecticut, 38-31
Oct 8 - W vs. Bowling Green, 45-21
Oct 15 - L at Northern Ill, 22-51
Oct 22 - L at Eastern Mich, 10-14
Oct 29 - W vs. Ball State, 45-35
Nov 5 - Open
Nov 8 - L at Toledo, 63-66
Nov 16 - W at Miami-Ohio, 24-21
Nov 25 - W vs. Akron, 68-19
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 27 - vs. Purdue, 4:30 PM (Little Caesars Pizza Bowl)
Purdue Boilermakers
Sep 3 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 27-24
Sep 10 - L at Rice, 22-24
Sep 17 - W vs. SE Missouri St, 59-0
Sep 24 - Open
Oct 1 - L vs. Notre Dame, 10-38
Oct 8 - W vs. Minnesota, 45-17
Oct 15 - L at Penn State, 18-23
Oct 22 - W vs. Illinois, 21-14
Oct 29 - L at Michigan, 14-36
Nov 5 - L at Wisconsin, 17-62
Nov 12 - W vs. Ohio State, 26-23 OT
Nov 19 - L vs. Iowa, 21-31
Nov 26 - W at Indiana, 33-25
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 27 - vs. Western Mich, 4:30 PM (Little Caesars Pizza Bowl)