The 2011 New Mexico Bowl will be Temple vs. New Mexico, the bowl announced on Sunday. The Owls earn a berth out of the Mid-American Conference, while Wyoming will represent the Mountain West. The game will be the first bowl game played in the 2011 bowl season.
The Owls make the bowl game after finishing off an 8-4 season, including wins in their final three contests. Temple finished second in the MAC's East division. Wyoming also finished 8-4 this season, with a 5-2 record in the Mountain West Conference.
Here is more information on the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.
Game date, time: 2:00 pm ET, Saturday, December 17
Location: University Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TV channel: ESPN
2010 winner and loser: BYU 52 - UTEP 24