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SUN BELT CONFERENCE
Two key Sun Belt Conference matchups will be taking place in the Sunshine State this Saturday. In Boca Raton, FAU looks to play spoiler of the defending Sun Belt Champion Troy Trojans, as the Trojans look for their 7th win and a share of the Conference Championship. Kickoff is at 2 pm EST, and can be viewed on ESPNU
Down the road in Miami, FIU takes on last years R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Champion, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. While the Blue Raiders look to secure their 6th win and and a possible bowl bid, the Golden Panthers have plans to secure one more conference win, and sole possession of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. Game time is at 6 pm EST, on ESPN 3.
The University of Central Florida Golden Knights will take on the Southern Methodist University Mustangs in a fight for the top spot in Conference USA. The Championship kicks off in Orlando at 12pm EST and will be broadcasted on ESPN2 and ESPN3.
Around the country a number of teams are looking to get the BCS, to spoil a BCS opportunity, or to reach their own 6 win bowl eligibility mark. Anyone looking to forecast the entire bowl picture should keep an eye on all the conference championship games, as well as a few last minute fights to earn a bowl bid, including Washington vs Washington State, Oregon vs Oregon State, and Louisiana Tech as they try to upset Nevada. Check local listing for broadcast information.