Little Caesars affiliation set through '13

Updated: April 12, 2010, 1:42 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Organizers of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl say they have a deal that will pit Big Ten and Mid-American conference teams against each other yearly through 2013.

The deal announced Monday calls for the No. 8 bowl-eligible Big Ten team to face the No. 1 or No. 2 MAC team at Detroit's Ford Field for the December game.

The bowl will have first pick of a MAC team in 2010 and 2012 and second pick in 2011 and 2013.

If the Big Ten doesn't have eight bowl-eligible teams, the Little Caesars bowl will get a Sun Belt Conference team.


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