2013 NEW MEXICO BOWL GAME INFO:
Teams: Mountain West vs. MAC
2012 New Mexico Bowl Game Recap:
Nevada took an early 21-0 lead in the first quarter against the Wildcats. Arizona began their comeback after scoring 21 unanswered points heading into half time at which point they were only down by only a field goal. With 19 seconds left in the fourth quarter Matt Scott connected with Tyler Slavin on a 2 yard touchdown pass to win the game 49-48.
NEW MEXICO BOWL GAME INFO:
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Venue: University Stadium
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The New Mexico Bowl is an annual postseason college football bowl game played at University Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The game features teams from the Mountain West Conference (MW) and the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). The New Mexico bowl was first played in 2006 between the New Mexico Lobos and the San Jose State Spartans. The Spartans won the game 20-12. The game was funded by a credit line from ESPN and represents the first division-I bowl game to be played in New Mexico.
The winner of the New Mexico Bowl receives a trophy made from a 20-inch piece of Zia Pueblo Pottery. The trophy includes Pueblo depictions of the bowl's symbol, a Zia symbol also found tin the New Mexico state flag, football players, and other Pueblo symbols. The Zia Pueblo Indians are a Native American tribe indigenous to New Mexico. MVP trophies are also made from another form of traditional Zia Pueblo art – leather shields.
University Stadium, site of the New Mexico Bowl, is located on the campus of the University of New Mexico and is the home field of the New Mexico Lobos. Built in 1960, the stadium has a capacity of nearly 39,000. Buy New Mexico Bowl tickets and be part of one of the newest college bowl traditions!
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