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Nebraska Set to Make 34th Consecutive Bowl Appearance

By NU Athletic Communications
The 2002 MainStay
Independence Bowl
Nebraska (7-6, 3-5 in Big 12)
vs. Mississippi (6-6, 3-5 in SEC)
DATE: Friday, Dec. 27, 2002
TIME: 3:30 p.m. Central
SITE: Shreveport, La.
STADIUM: Independence Stadium
CAPACITY: 50,015
TURF: AstroPlay
NEBRASKA RADIO: Pinnacle Sports Network (Jim Rose-Play-by-Play; Color-Adrian Fiala; Gary Sharp-Sideline)
TV: ESPN (Jeff Hullinger-PBP; Todd Christensen-Color; Stacy Paetz-Sideline)
Internet: Live radio webcast on Huskers.com

Lincoln -- Nebraska makes a record 34th consecutive bowl appearance in 2002 with its trip to the 27th annual Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. The Huskers finished the regular season with a 7-6 overall record and were 3-5 in conference play. The Independence Bowl game with Mississippi marks Nebraska

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