Texas Tech's Red Raiders will face off against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

The game is set for an 8 pm kickoff at Houston's Reliant Stadium on Friday, December 28.

The Big 12 Red Raiders finished the season with a 7-5 record. The Big 10 Minnesota Gophers were 6-6 this season. This will be the first Meineke Bowl for both teams.

The Meineke Car Care Bowl, previously known as the Texas Bowl, has been played since 2006. Last year, Texas A&M defeated Northwestern 33-22 in the bowl game in front of 68,395 people at Reliant.

Bowl game tickets are on sale now.