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Sun Bowl 2011: Georgia Tech Earns ACC Bid, Will Face Utah

The 2011 Sun Bowl will pit Georgia Tech from the ACC against Utah from the Mountain West, the bowl officially announced. The Yellow Jackets and Utes were the obvious picks for the game, and it is now official.

The Yellow Jackets finished 8-4 this season, losing four of their final six games after a 6-0 start made them bowl-eligible. One of those final two wins did come against ACC champion Clemson, though. Utah finished 7-5 this season, earning bowl eligibility with a win at Washington State on November 19.

Here is more information on the 2011 Sun Bowl.

Game date, time: 2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011

Location: Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Tx.

TV channel: CBS

2010 winner and loser: Notre Dame def. Miami Hurricanes, 33-17

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