Pitt, Stanford to play in 2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl


Pittsburgh and Stanford will battle it out in the 2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl, the Sun Bowl Association announced at a selection party Sunday afternoon.

The Panthers are playing for a conference championship, while the Cardinal makes its second appearance in three years.

Watch the live announcement here:

According to a news release, the Hyundai Sun Bowl is in its fifth season of a six-year contract with the ACC and Pac-12 conferences.

The game marks the 85th anniversary of the Sun Bowl game. In last year’s contest, NC State defeated Arizona State 52-31.

The 2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl game will take place on Monday, Dec. 31 at 12 p.m. MT. at UTEP’s Sun Bowl Stadium.

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