Western Michigan (7-5, MAC) vs. Middle Tennessee (7-5, C-USA), Dec. 24, Noon

LOCATION: Nassau, Bahamas

TOP PLAYERS

Western Michigan: QB Zach Terrell, 27 touchdown passes

Middle Tennessee: WR Richie James, 100 receptions

NOTABLE

Western Michigan: Corey Davis and Daniel Braverman first pair of Broncos receivers to go over 1,100 yards in same season.

Middle Tennessee: On four-game win streak after 3-5 start ... Freshman QB Brent Stockstill has seven 300-yard passing games.

LAST TIME

First meeting.

BOWL HISTORY

Western Michigan: Seventh bowl appearance, and first time in back-to-back years.

Middle Tennessee: Ninth bowl appearance, fifth under 10th-year coach Rick Stockstill.