Chippewas Bowl Eligible With 6th Win

Nov. 8, 2017

Andy Sneddon,

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - With its 42-30 victory over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night, the Central Michigan football team is bowl eligible for the sixth consecutive year and the 10th time in the last 12 years.

The Chippewas are 6-4, and six victories are required for bowl eligibility.

CMU's recent bowl history includes appearances in the Miami Beach Bowl, the Quick Lane Bowl, the Bahamas Bowl, the Little Caesars Bowl and the GMAC Bowl.

The Chippewas have two regular-season games remaining: At Kent State on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and at home vs. Northern Illinois on Friday, Nov. 24 (the day after Thanksgiving).

The Mid-American Conference has tie-ins with the Camellia Bowl, the Bahamas Bowl, the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and the Dollar General Bowl. MAC teams also are eligible for at-large bids.

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