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SMU to play in Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve

11/26/2012

With five bowl-eligible teams, Conference USA has announced its contingency plan heading into the league's championship game this Saturday. And, under both scenarios, the SMU Mustangs will be playing in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve.

Here are the scenarios.

If Tulsa wins the championship game, this will be C-USA's bowl lineup:

Tulsa: AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Dec. 31, Memphis, Tenn.

Rice: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Dec. 29, Fort Worth

SMU: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl, Dec. 24, Honolulu, Hawaii

East Carolina: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Dec. 22, New Orleans

Central Florida: Beef `O' Brady's Bowl, Dec. 21, St. Petersburg, Fla.

If UCF wins the championship game, this will be C-USA's bowl lineup:

Central Florida: AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Dec. 31, Memphis, Tenn.

Tulsa: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Dec. 29, Fort Worth

SMU: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl, Dec. 24, Honolulu, Hawaii

Rice: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Dec. 22, New Orleans

East Carolina: Beef `O' Brady's Bowl, Dec. 21, St. Petersburg, Fla.