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Monday, April 30, 2012
MAC, Sun Belt re-up pact through '17

Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Bowl will continue to match teams from the Sun Belt Conference and the Mid-American Conference for at least six more seasons.

Bowl president Jerry Silverstein, MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher and Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson announced the four-year extension at a news conference on Monday. It carries the affiliations through the 2017 season.

The MAC has been affiliated with the bowl game for 12 years and the Sun Belt for the past three.

The next Bowl will be played Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.