The Kansas State football team will travel to Phoenix to take on the University of California, Los Angeles on Dec. 26. The Bruins are currently 6-6 this season and ranked fourth in the PAC-12 South, while the Wildcats are 7-5.
K-State has played UCLA three times before, the most recent time being the 2015 Alamo Bowl, at which K-State lost 40-35. UCLA currently leads the series between the two teams 2-1.
Last year, the Wildcats went to the Texas Bowl, where they took on the Texas A&M Aggies and won 33-28.
K-State’s bowl winning history is 8-12. The largest bowl game win K-State has had under current head coach Bill Snyder was against the University of Michigan in 2013 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, 31-14.
The game between the Wildcats and the Bruins is set to start at 8 p.m. in Chase Field.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated Kansas State had never played UCLA before. The Wildcats had actually played UCLA in the 2015 Alamo Bowl.