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East Carolina commits to Military Bowl in D.C.


East Carolina commits to Military Bowl in D.C.

East Carolina is headed to the Military Bowl at RFK Stadium. The school said Tuesday that it had accepted an invitation to play in the Dec. 29 game against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent to be announced Sunday. The Pirates (6-6, 5-3 Conference USA) went 1-2 against the ACC this season, beating North Carolina State and losing to North Carolina and Virginia Tech. East Carolina is making its fifth straight bowl trip, the longest streak in school history, and seventh since 2000. The Pirates, who are 8-8 in bowl games, won C-USA titles in 2008 and 2009 and played in the Liberty Bowl both years. The Military...