BCS and other bowl bids were handed out today and Texas Tech (7-5) received its bowl invite along with numerous other Big 12 teams.

“We are thrilled to welcome Texas Tech back to Houston for its first time since 2003,” said Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas executive director Heather Houston. “We feel that the Red Raiders will be a great match for Minnesota and that football fans in Houston will love their exciting offense.”

The game will be played Friday, December 28 at 8p at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Ticket prices start at $30 and can purchased through Texas Tech Athletics or Ticketmaster.