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Sugar Bowl 2012: Virginia Tech, Michigan To Square Off, According To Report

The 2012 Sugar Bowl will pit Virginia Tech against Michigan, according to a report by Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated. Both teams were at-large selections, and both were somewhat surprising choices. In particular, the Hokies were a shock to many, getting a berth despite losing, 38-10, to Clemson in the ACC Championship Game.

Nevertheless, Virginia Tech, who has two losses to Clemson this season, is in the game. The Wolverines, meanwhile, are 10-2 this season, having finished off their campaign with a thrilling win over rival Ohio State.

Here is everything you need to know about the game.

Game date, time: 8:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 

Location: Superdome in New Orleans, La.

TV channel: ESPN

2011 winner and loser: Ohio State, Arkansas

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