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Tangerine Bowl Selects NC State

Sources close to the Tangerine Bowl have informed StateFans that NC State has been selected to represent the Atlantic Coast Conference in the Mazda Tangerine Bowl. <P> <B>Update:</b> Wolfpack have accepted the bid according to the <a href="http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/ncsu/story/3063578p-2793870c.html">News and Observer</a>.

Sources close to the Tangerine Bowl have informed StateFans that NC State has been selected to represent the Atlantic Coast Conference in the Mazda Tangerine Bowl.

The Orlando, FL based bowl takes place December 22nd at 5:30 PM and is broadcast live via ESPN. It's the only pre-Christmas bowl that pits two teams from BCS conferences against each other.

The Tangerine Bowl features a matchup between teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and Big 12 Conference respectively.

The Wolfpack (7-5) reportedly edged out the Virginia Cavaliers (6-5) for the ACC's bid. The likely Big 12 representative will be the Kansas Jayhawks.

An official announcement is expected later today from the NC State Athletics Department.

News and Observer Update: Pack Going to Tangerine

"The Wolfpack (7-5) accepted an invitation to the Dec. 22 bowl game in Orlando, Fla. this morning. A press conference is expected to take place later this afternoon."


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