The Hawai'i Bowl is the one of the seven bowls that Conference USA is affiliated with. So why is Cincinnati, an AAC team doing here? Well, C-USA had seven affiliated bowls, but only five bowl eligible teams. You do the math.
Official bowl name and site
Aloha Stadium, Hawai'i
Year bowl established
San Diego State (10-3, MWC) vs. Cincinnati (7-5, The American)
MWC and Conference-USA
Wait, isn't Cincinnati a team from The American?
See opening paragraph. I'm not explaining it again.
Date, time and TV
8:00 PM ET, ESPN