EL PASO, Texas – Duke and Arizona State will play for the first time when they meet in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 27.
Duke (9-3) will be playing in the postseason for an unprecedented third year in a row. The 15th-ranked Sun Devils (9-3, No. 15 CFP) are in their fourth straight bowl and in the Sun Bowl for the fifth time.
Arizona State will be going for back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time since Frank Kush led teams to double-digit totals in every season from 1970-73.
The Sun Devils are 13-13-1 in bowls. They are 2-1-1 in the Sun Bowl, last appearing in El Paso in 2004.
Duke is 3-7 in bowls. The Blue Devils played in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in 2013 and the Belk Bowl in 2012.