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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Ball State Cardinals (9-3) vs. UCF Knights (9-4)
Date: Friday, December 21st
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. (et)
Site: Tropicana Field (28,000) -- St. Petersburg, Florida
Surface: AstroTurf GameDay Grass
Annual: 5th
Projected Payout Per Team: $1,000,000
Television: ESPN
Announcers: Dave Neal, Andre Ware, Desmond Howard and Cara Capuano
Home Record: Ball State 4-1; UCF 5-1
Away Record: Ball State 5-2; UCF 4-3
Current Win/Loss Streak: Ball State 6W; UCF 1L
Las Vegas Line: UCF 7.5 (Total, 61.5)
All-Time Series: Ball State (2-1)
Last Meeting: November 13, 2004 (Ball State, 21-17 at Ball State)
Series Streak: Ball State has won two of the three meetings.
Versus Opposing Conference: Ball State vs. Conference USA (2-5)
Versus Opposing Conference: UCF vs. MAC (25-19)
Bowl Records: Ball State (0-6-1)
UCF (1-3 -- 0-1 in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl)
2012 National Rankings: Ball State - Unranked
UCF - Unranked
Coaches: Ball State - Pete Lembo (15-9 at Ball State)
(Career Record, 94-45)
UCF - George O'Leary (59-55 at UCF)
(Career Record, 111-88)

Season Schedule/Results
Ball State Cardinals
Aug 30 - W vs. Eastern Mich, 37-26
Sep 8 - L at Clemson, 27-52
Sep 15 - W at Indiana, 41-39
Sep 22 - W vs. So Florida, 31-27
Sep 29 - L at Kent State, 43-45
Oct 6 - L vs. Northern Ill, 23-35
Oct 13 - W vs. Western Mich, 30-24 OT
Oct 20 - W at Central Mich, 41-30
Oct 27 - W at Army, 30-22
Nov 3 - Open
Nov 6 - W at Toledo, 34-27
Nov 14 - W vs. Ohio U, 52-27
Nov 23 - W at Miami-Ohio, 31-24
Dec 1 - Open
Dec 8 - Open
Dec 21 - vs. UCF, 7:30 PM (Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl)
UCF Knights
Aug 30 - W at Akron, 56-14
Sep 8 - L at Ohio State, 16-31
Sep 15 - W vs. FIU, 33-20
Sep 22 - Open
Sep 29 - L vs. Missouri, 16-21
Oct 4 - W vs. East Carolina, 40-20
Oct 13 - W vs. Southern Miss, 38-31 2OT
Oct 20 - W at Memphis, 35-17
Oct 27 - W at Marshall, 54-17
Nov 3 - W vs. SMU, 42-17
Nov 10 - W at Texas-El Paso, 31-24
Nov 17 - L at Tulsa, 21-23
Nov 24 - W vs. UAB, 49-24
Dec 1 - L at Tulsa, 27-33 OT (Conference USA Championship)
Dec 8 - Open
Dec 21 - vs. Ball State, 7:30 PM (Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl)