UCF to meet North Carolina State in Bitcoin Bowl at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg

UCF and North Carolina State will meet in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26 in a matchup of American Athletic Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference foes.

The game will be played at Tropicana Field in the Florida city.

UCF (9-3) comes in having claimed a share of its second straight AAC title with a Hail Mary pass at the final horn against East Carolina last week. The Knights are making their third consecutive bowl appearance and seventh bowl appearance overall.

The Wolfpack (7-5) won three of its last four games of the regular season.

The schools have split a pair of previous meetings. Most recently, the Wolfpack won 28-21 in 2010.