Today started with a press conference at the Isleta Resort & Casino, followed by the kickoff luncheon. Hall of Famer Joe Theismann spoke to the media and crowd. The day ended with a battle of the bands and pep rally in Old Town Plaza. Our activities conclude with Fan Fest tomorrow at 9 a.m.
The Gildan New Mexico Bowl is running a three-day ticket sale Wednesday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Nov. 22, offering fans reduced-priced tickets and a chance to win VIP prizes.
Premium tickets, which are normally $40, are being offered for just $35. Each order will automatically be entered into a drawing for VIP prizes.
A full slate of conference games highlights Week 12 in the Pac-12. Washington and 13th-ranked UCLA get things started with a Friday night game on ESPN2 at the Rose Bowl. No. 4 Stanford, fresh off its victory over No. 6 Oregon last Thursday, must travel to resurgent USC in a primetime game on ABC. Utah and Washington State try to move closer to bowl eligibility as they travel to No. 6 Oregon and Arizona, respectively.
It’s a light week in Mountain West action as four league games comprise all the action. Colorado State tries to become bowl eligible by traveling to New Mexico, which must win out to reach a bowl game.
The biggest Pac-12 game of the regular season takes place Thursday night on The
Farm in Palo Alto as No. 3 Oregon travels to No. 5 Stanford. Meanwhile, for the second straight week the Mountain West has all but one team (Boise State) in action. A Friday-night matchup between Air Force and New Mexico gets things started at 7 on ESPNU.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Gildan New Mexico Bowl is pleased to announce Joe Theismann as the featured guest speaker at the annual kickoff luncheon hosted by Isleta Resort and Casino. Tickets are available to the public for the luncheon, which will be attended by the participating teams on Friday, Dec. 20 at 11:30 a.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – There are 35 bowl games scheduled for the 2013-14 postseason equaling 70 slots. Currently, there are 21 bowl-eligible teams and seven have already been eliminated. For the Pac-12, three teams (Oregon, Oregon State and Stanford) already have the necessary six wins while the Mountain West has one team (Fresno State).
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Gildan New Mexico Bowl and ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced today an extension with the Mountain West Conference. The 12-member league will continue to provide one of its bowl-eligible teams to the Albuquerque-based college football bowl game for the next six years, as it has since the Bowl’s inception in 2006.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR THIS WEEK: All action for the Mountain West and Pac-12 Conferences are slated for Saturday, Oct. 19. The Mountain West has just four league games on tap as Air Force, Hawai`i, San Diego State and San Jose State all have byes. Colorado State and Wyoming kick off at Noon MT and the Cowboys are looking for their fifth straight win in the series and to stay undefeated in league play.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The first game of the college football postseason will once again be the Gildan New Mexico Bowl, announced ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN. The annual bowl game will be played at University Stadium in Albuquerque on Saturday, Dec. 21, at noon MT/2 p.m. (ET) and televised nationally on ESPN and ESPN Radio.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Mountain West and Pac-12 face each other 11 times in the regular season before squaring off in the eighth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl. After week 1, the Pac-12 is undefeated at 5-0. The battle continues this week with Hawai`i at Oregon State, San Jose State at Stanford, and Arizona at UNLV.