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The Hawkeyes are heading west for their first Holiday Bowl appearance since 1991. Iowa (9-3) will face USC (8-4) on Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. Central time inside San Diego's SDCCU Stadium.

For information on how to purchase tickets, check out the link here. If you aren't attending the game, here's how you'll be able to watch. 


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Additionally: Hawkeyes reporters Chad Leistikow (@ChadLeistikow) and Mark Emmert (@MarkEmmert) will be on-site in San Diego for the bowl. Follow along on Twitter for updates on gameday and throughout the week leading up.   

Dargan Southard covers Iowa and UNI athletics, recruiting and preps for the Des Moines Register, and the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Email him at or follow him on Twitter at @Dargan_Southard.

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