UNT faces Troy in return to Big Easy's New Orleans Bowl

The Mean Green of UNT will be heading to The Big Easy to square off against the Troy Trojans in the New Orleans Bowl Dec. 16.

The Mean Green are coming off of a loss in the Conference USA Championship against Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

This year's bowl appearance marks their first back-to-back bowl appearance since the early 2000's when the Mean Green made it to the New Orleans Bowl every year from 2001-2004.

The past two bowls for the Mean Green have been close to home at the...