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Maaco Bowl to be Held Dec. 22 in Las Vegas
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Officials say the Maaco Bowl Las Vegas will be played this year on Dec. 22, on a Saturday for the first time since 2008.

Bowl officials announced the slot on Tuesday and say the game will on ESPN at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time.

The game features the top school from the Mountain West that doesn't make a BCS bowl, and the fifth pick from the Pac-12 Conference.

The game will be the bowl's first played during the day since 2002.

No. 6 Boise State beat Arizona State 56-24 in last year's game.

Officials say tickets will go on sale for the game in June.

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