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SMU Staying Close to Home for Frisco Bowl on Dec. 19

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SMU will be staying close to home to play in the Frisco Bowl.

The Mustangs (7-3) accepted an invitation Wednesday to be in the Dec. 19 game that will be played about a half-hour drive from their campus. Their opponent, likely from Conference USA, is still to be determined.

SMU started the season 7-1, but lost consecutive games at Tulsa and East Carolina before its scheduled regular-season finale last week against Houston was put off for the second time this season.

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It will be the second time for the Mustangs to play in the Frisco Bowl. They lost 51-10 to Louisiana Tech in the bowl’s inaugural game in 2017, which was played nine days after Sonny Dykes was named their new coach.

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