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Teams are set for first Live United Texarkana Bowl

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We learned Wednesday which two teams will play in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl next month. Texas A&M-Commerce and Harding.

The announcement made in Texarkana, Arkansas where Texas A&M-Commerce is representing the lone star conference.  Harding, from Searcy, Arkansas, will represent the Great American Conference in the rare opportunity for Division II schools to play in a bowl game.

Harding head coach Ronnie Huckeba said his team was excited and the experience in Texarkana thus far has been first class all the way.  Texas A&M-Commerce coach Colby Carthel said his team reacted, when learning it had been chosen, "like a bunch of 4 year old kids at Christmas."

The opportunity for a Division II school that does not qualify for one of the 16 national playoff spots to play a post-season game is rare.  This Live United Texarkana Bowl is just the third bowl game for Division II. Kickoff is Saturday December 7th at noon in Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium.

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