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New Mexico Bowl - 12/17/2011
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Temple routs Wyoming in first bowl game since '79

Albuquerque, NM (Sports Network) - Bernard Pierce ran for 99 yards and two scores as the Temple Owls won their first bowl game in 32 years with a 37-15 win over the Wyoming Cowboys in the New Mexico Bowl.

The Owls last won a bowl game in 1979 when they defeated Cal, 28-17, in the Garden State Bowl.

Chris Coyer ran for 70 yards and Matt Brown added 49 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Owls (9-4), who ran over 200 yards for the eighth straight game. They finished the contest with 253 yards on the ground.continue>>