North Carolina A&T’s regular season didn’t have the storybook ending it wanted, but there is still another chapter to be written. A&T will represent the MEAC in the first-ever Celebration Bowl based on its Sagarin Ratings, despite losing 21-16 to rival North Carolina Central.
The latest Sagarin ratings are out: @NCATAGGIES – 154 @BCUAthletics – 174 NC A&T wins the tiebreaker and is the @MEACSports champ
— The Celebration Bowl (@CelebrationBowl) November 22, 2015
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsA&T will face the winner of the SWAC Championship Game, which will be either Grambling State or Alcorn State, in the Georgia Dome on Dec. 19.
A&T finished the season 9-2 overall, 7-1 in the MEAC. They shared the title with NCCU and Bethune-Cookman, but came out on top in the ratings system, thereby earning the nod.