The 3rd Annual Boca Raton Bowl will feature the University of Memphis Tigers (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers (10-3).
Western Kentucky won the Conference USA Championship Game. This will be the third conference champion to play in the Boca Raton Bowl. The Hilltoppers lost to No. 1-ranked Alabama, Vanderbilt and Louisiana Tech. They later avenged the Louisiana Tech loss in the CUSA championship game. Western Kentucky is coming off back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time in its history.
Memphis ended its season with an upset win over Top 25-ranked Houston. All four of the Tigers losses were to bowl-bound teams (Ole Miss, Navy, Tulsa and USF). Memphis has won 27 games over its last three seasons, which is the most successful such stretch in its history.
This matchup promises a lot of offense and a lot of excitement in Boca Raton at FAU Stadium on December 20th at 7 pm. Please come out and support these two teams at the 2016 Boca Raton Bowl. Tickets are available at www.thebocaratonbowl.com