2015 Sun Bowl
The 2015 Sun Bowl was a post-season American college football bowl game played on December 26, 2015 at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. Played under snowy conditions, it marked the first time the game was played in snowy weather since the 1987 Christmas Day game with West Virginia and Oklahoma State. The 82nd edition of the Sun Bowl featured the Miami Hurricanes of the Atlantic Coast Conference against the Washington State Cougars of the Pac-12 Conference. It began at noon MST and aired on CBS. It was one of the 2015–16 bowl games that concluded the 2015 FBS football season. Sponsored by South Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company's American subsidiary, the game was officially known as the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Washington State won 20–14 over the University of Miami.
|2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl|
|82nd Sun Bowl|
|Date||December 26, 2015|
|Stadium||Sun Bowl Stadium|
|Location||El Paso, Texas|
|Favorite||Wash. State by 3|
|Referee||Jerry McGinn (Big Ten)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Carter Blackburn, Gary Danielson, & Allie LaForce (CBS)|
John Ahlers, Doug Plank, & Scott Colletti (Sports USA)
The Hurricanes finished 3rd in the ACC Coastal Division. After finishing their regular season 8–4, bowl director Bernie Olivas extended an invitation for the Hurricanes to play in the game, which they accepted.
Washington State CougarsEdit
|Time of possession||28:55||31:05|
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- "Cougars to Face Miami in Sun Bowl". WSUCougars.com. Washington State Cougars. December 6, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2015.