- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

Virginia Tech (6-6, ACC) vs. Tulsa (6-6, AAC), Dec. 26, 5:45 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana

TOP PLAYERS

Virginia Tech: RB Travon McMillian, 961 yards rushing, five touchdowns.

Tulsa: QB Dane Evans, 3,958 yards passing, 22 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Virginia Tech: The Hokies won three of their final four games to become bowl eligible. This will be coach Frank Beamer’s final game after 29 seasons leading the program.

Tulsa: The Golden Hurricane have the 11th ranked passing offense in the nation that averages nearly 330 yards per game.

LAST TIME

Tulsa 35, Virginia Tech 33 (Sept. 9, 1978)

BOWL HISTORY

Tulsa: Tulsa is in its first bowl since 2012. It’s the Golden Hurricane’s first time in Independence Bowl since 1989.

Virginia Tech: The Hokies are playing their 23rd straight bowl. They’ve in the Independence Bowl for the third time - first since 1993.

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