TAMPA, Fla. -- It'll be a clash between the Bulldogs and Hawkeyes under the Florida sun.

Mississippi State will play Iowa in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day at Raymond James Stadium.

Kickoff is at noon.

The Bulldogs of Mississippi State ended its regular season 8-4, 4-4 in the SEC. Iowa finished similar, but with a better 5-4 rank among the Big Ten conference.

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or in person at Ticketmaster outlets.

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