When: Dec. 26, 4 p.m. (ESPN)
The Game: In its ninth year, the Motor City Bowl will be played at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. It annually pits the champion of the MAC against a contender from another major conference.
The Teams: Akron (7-5, 6-3) won the Conference USA title game against Northern Illinois. Memphis (6-5, 5-3) finished in a tie for third place in Conference USA.
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