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Published: Sunday, 12/5/2010

Toledo to play FIU in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

The University of Toledo has accepted a bid to play Florida International in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

The Rockets completed their regular season with an 8-4 record and are headed to a bowl for the first time since 2005, when they defeated Texas El-Paso 45-13 in the GMAC Bowl.

Florida International (6-6), of the Sun Belt Conference, and the Rockets met last season in Miami, with UT prevailing 41-31.

An official announcement on the pairing is expected Sunday afternoon.

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