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"Battle For The Belt" tonight

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The University of South Alabama Jags will face off against the Troy State Trojans in what's known as the "Battle For The Belt". The match-up will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in Troy at Veterans Memorial Stadium ("The Vet").

The game between the two schools who are both in the Sun Belt Conference officially became a rivalry game in 2012. The fairly new rivalry has been marked by close games and the tradition of a championship style belt which is awarded to the winner of the match-up.

Troy currently leads the series 3-2. 

Troy is considered a huge favorite over the Jags this year with a record of 4-1. They took down LSU at home two weeks ago shocking sports fans across the country.

The Jags have a record of 1-4. They are looking to bounce back and earn their first conference win of this season.

The game will be nationally televised and is set to air on ESPN 2. 

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