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New Orleans Bowl Matchup

By The Associated Press

North Texas (9-4, 7-1 C-USA) vs. Troy (10-2, 7-1 Sun Belt), Dec. 16, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

LOCATION: New Orleans

TOP PLAYERS

North Texas: QB Mason Fine. He's thrown for 3,749 yards, 28 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this season. Seven different receivers have caught at least 24 passes.

Troy: LB Tron Folsom. He leads the team with 77 tackles and also has nine tackles for a loss and an interception.

NOTABLE

North Texas: The Mean Green set several single-season program records, including scoring, total offense, passing yards and passing touchdowns. They won eight of their last 10 games.

Troy: The Trojans' biggest moment of the season was when they beat LSU 24-21 on Sept. 30.

LAST TIME

Troy beat North Texas 14-7 in 2012. Troy has won eight of 10 vs. North Texas.

BOWL HISTORY

North Texas is in its 10th bowl game and has 3-6 record in previous bowls.

Troy is in its seventh bowl game and has a 3-3 record in previous bowls.

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