BYU will face Wyoming in Poinsettia Bowl

Posted at 2:33 PM, Dec 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-04 16:33:45-05

PROVO, Utah — While the BYU Cougars already knew they were heading to Poinsettia Bowl, Sunday they learned they will face the Wyoming Cowboys.

BYU, 8-4, and Wyoming, 8-5, will meet December 21 at Qualcomm Stadium in the 2016 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.

The game is scheduled to air at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

“Our guys are excited to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego,” BYU head coach Kalani Sitake said. “Wyoming is a well-coached team that just played for the Mountain West championship. Coach Bohl and the Cowboys have had an impressive season and Brian Hill is a great running back. We look forward to the game.”

According to a press release, the game is the 78th meeting between the former conference foes. The Cougars have the advantage in the series at 44-30-3.

Watch Fox 13 News at Nine and Sports Page Sunday for more on the upcoming match-up between the Cougars and Cowboys.