2013 LAS VEGAS BOWL GAME INFO:
Teams: Pac-12 vs. Mountain West
2012 Las Vegas Bowl Review:
The 2012 Las Vegas Bowl came down to fourth quarter field goals. The game favored the Broncos until the Huskies put up 14 unanswered points in less than five minutes to go into half time trailing 17-18. Washington would take the lead with a fourth quarter field goal only to be one up'ed by a last minute Bronco field goal to win the game 28-26.
LAS VEGAS BOWL GAME INFO:
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: Sam Boyd Stadium
Previous Name: SEGA Sports Las Vegas Bowl
Notable MVPs: Mike Anderson, Jason Thomas, Craig Bragg, Marshawn Lynch
Recent Las Vegas Bowl Games:
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The Las Vegas Bowl
The Las Vegas Bowl is an annual postseason college football bowl game played in Las Vegas, Nevada at Sam Boyd Stadium. The game is played between teams from the Pac-12 and Mountain West Conferences. Previous conference tie-ins include Mid-American, Western Athletic, and Big West conferences. The official name for the game is the Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl. Former sponsors include EA Sports and SEGA Sports.
First played in 1992, the Las Vegas Bowl is the successor to the California Bowl played in Fresno, California from 1982 to 1991. The game is historically noteworthy as being the first overtime game played in college football history when Toledo and Nevada played in 1995. Overtime was adopted as a tiebreaker for all college games the next season.
Sam Boyd Stadium, site of the Las Vegas Bowl, is the home of the UNLV Rebels football team and has a capacity of just under 37,000. It used to be known as the Silver Bowl until the name was changed to Sam Boyd Stadium in 1984. Watching a game at Sam Boyd Stadium lets you experience college football history in the making combined with the excitement of Las Vegas' casinos and famous shows. Buy Las Vegas Bowl tickets and be part of long-time college football tradition!
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