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2016 Schedule
8-6, 1st in MAC - East
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MAC still searching for first bowl win

No. 15 Western Michigan can give the MAC its only win of the bowl season in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic against No. 8 Wisconsin on Monday (1 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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Troy holds off Ohio thanks to five takeaways (0:51)
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Chunn scores third TD of game

Jordan Chunn punches through up the middle for the four-yard touchdown. Troy leads the Bobcats 28-17 towards the end of the third quarter.

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Troy D-lineman gets big interception

Ohio QB Greg Windham pass is defelected and Troy defensive lineman Trevon Sanders pulls in the interception setting up the Trojans perfectly in scoring position on the Ohio four-yard line.

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Crazy interception sets up Troy for TD (0:50)
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Troy head coach Neal Brown discusses missed opportunities in 1st half (0:28)
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Reid finds end zone for Ohio

Greg Windham throws across the field to find Jordan Reid wide open in the far left corner of the end zone for a 5-yard touchdown. Troy leads 21-17 at halftime of the Dollar General Bowl.

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Louisiana Tech tops Navy on last-second FG (2:05)
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Thompson scores TD No. 3 for Trojans

Brandon Silvers throws a dart to Emanuel Thompson, who pulls it down for an 11-yard touchdown. Troy leads Ohio 21-10 late in the first half.

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Justin Lucas grabs 2nd interception

The onrushing linebacker makes the pick in the face of Ohio QB Greg Windham and gives Troy possession at the Bobcats' 18-yard line. The Trojans turned that into a TD and a 21-10 lead in the second quarter of the Dollar General Bowl.

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Troy's Chunn adds 2nd rushing TD

Jordan Chunn burrows his way through the middle into the end zone for his 36th career rushing touchdown, adding to his school record. Troy leads Ohio 14-7 going to the second quarter of the Dollar General Bowl.

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Bobcats march 99 yards for tying TD

Greg Windham throws 44 yards to a wide-open Papi White to cap the seven-play drive. Ohio and Troy are tied 7-7 late in the first quarter at the Dollar General Bowl.

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Watch: Dollar General Bowl

Troy's Neal Brown, 36, coaches in his first bowl game against Ohio's Frank Solich, 72, who has led the Bobcats to eight bowl games. Troy's powerful offense faces an Ohio defense that allows just 105.8 rushing yards per game, sixth fewest in FBS. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Breaking down the Dollar General Bowl

ESPN's FPI gives Troy a 64 percent chance to win, but both of our experts side with Ohio. Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl cite the Bobcats' elite run defense. Bowl picks (Insider)

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Key betting numbers for Dec. 23-27 bowls

On your phone and need some quick betting advice on a bowl game? Fear not, we've got graphical representations of the biggest key betting numbers for Dec. 23-27 bowls.

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Early doesn't care about the Dollar General Bowl (0:43)

Will we see 'MACtion' this bowl season?

The MAC is sending six teams to bowls, but is favored to win just one game. The one game the league is favored to win is close to 50-50, as Toledo has a 50.3 percent chance to beat Appalachian State. Who will win bowl season? (Insider)

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Coaching most interesting aspect of bowl

When Troy and Ohio battle in the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, it will pit two coaches in drastically different career stages. Ohio's Frank Solich, 72, is twice as old as Troy's Neal Brown, 36. Bowl watchability rankings

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Rittenberg picks Troy over Ohio

Troy and offensive wizard Neal Brown have the edge at quarterback with Brandon Silvers. Adam Rittenberg predicts the Trojans will rally to win in the fourth quarter. Bowl predictions

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Favorites won 6 of the 8 major conference title games, but the ViewFromVegas is underdogs were 5-3 ATS. Temple (AAC) and Penn State (Big 10) pulled the outright upsets while Ohio (MAC), Wyoming (Mountain West) and Virginia Tech (ACC) also covered in losses.