Oregon State Beavers running back Damien Martinez (6) runs the ball during the first half against the Oregon Ducks at Reser Stadium.

Oregon State will play in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 17 against Florida, it was announced Sunday. 

The No. 17 Beavers will try to finish with 10 wins for the first time since 2006 and the third time in program history. 

Oregon State is in a bowl game for the second consecutive season, after losing the LA Bowl last season to Utah State. 

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The Beavers went 6-3 in the Pac-12 this season and are coming off a 38-34 comeback win against rival Oregon

Florida is 6-6 this season, including 3-5 in the SEC.

“Our players are excited about the opponent,” Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith said. “Our players are excited to go to Las Vegas. A big-time stadium on the West Coast. I couldn’t be looking forward to it more.”

The game is set for 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, home to the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders. 

Allegiant Stadium also hosted the Pac-12 title game on Friday, where Utah defeated USC. 

The Beavers will be looking for their first bowl game victory since 2013, when they won the Hawaii Bowl against Boise State. 

About the Las Vegas Bowl

Who: No. 17 Oregon State vs. Florida

When: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17

Where: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas

Records: Oregon State (9-3); Florida (6-6)

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