UCLA to play Illini in Fight Hunger Bowl

In a meeting between teams that recently fired their head coaches, UCLA will face Illinois in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Dec. 31 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, the bowl committee announced Sunday.

UCLA's coach Rick Neuheisel was fired last Monday, but coached a final game in the Pac-12 championship Friday at Oregon. Illinois fired Ron Zook Nov. 27 after the Illini started 6-0, but finished on a six-game losing streak.

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