BOWL COUNTDOWN | Arkansas State, UCF ready to rumble Saturday in Cure Bowl
WHO | Arkansas State (7-5, 7-1 Sun Belt) vs. UCF (6-6, 4-4 American Athletic Conference)
WHERE | Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.
WHEN | Saturday, 5:30 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
SERIES | UCF leads 1-0 (UCF won last meeting 31-20 on Oct. 5, 1991)
WHAT TO WATCH | UCF is looking to end a two-game losing streak while Arkansas State seeks its first victory this season against a non-conference opponent. The game features two of the nation's better defensive units. Arkansas State is 24th in scoring defense (22.2 points a game) and 42nd in total defense (374.5yards per game); UCF is 40th in scoring defense (24.1 ppg) and 49th in total defense (381.7 ypg). Offensively, ASU's Blake Mack (above) is 35th in the nation with 17.7 yards per reception while UCF averages 30.1 points per game.
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