Big East Flashback vs. Rutgers in Russell Athletic Bowl

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Big East Flashback vs. Rutgers in Russell Athletic Bowl
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BLACKSBURG - After two early-season losses to teams from its former league, Virginia Tech will get one more crack at a Big East team this postseason. The Hokies were selected to play in the Russell Athletic Bowl against one-time Big East foe Rutgers, a Dec. 28 game that will kick off at 5:30 p.m. at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. Despite an underwhelming season, Virginia Tech (6-6) got the nod as the ACC's third choice, picked ahead of N.C. State and Georgia Tech. It's the Hokies' first trip to the Orlando-based bowl...

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