Conference USA announces bowl lineup

Conference USA announced where its bowl teams will play based on the outcome of the conference championship game between UCF and Tulsa.

SMU on Monday accepted a bid to the Hawaii Bowl. Its spot was the only one not affected by the championship. The champion will play in the Liberty Bowl.

Otherwise, if Tulsa wins ...

Rice will play in the Armed Forces Bowl, East Carolina will go to the New Orleans Bowl and UCF will play near home in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl.

If UCF wins ...

Tulsa goes to the Armed Forces Bowl, ECU ends up at the Beef O'Brady's Bowl and Rice is in New Orleans.

The bowl projections reflect the Tulsa-as-champion lineup. You can also check here for an up-to-date list of accepted bids.

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