04/30/2006


15TH ANNUAL LAS VEGAS BOWL SET FOR DEC. 21, 2006
Game, Set To Kick Off At 5 p.m. PST, Will Once Again Be Televised By ESPN/ESPNHD


LAS VEGAS - The 15th edition of the Las Vegas Bowl, which is an ESPN Regional Television (ERT) owned-and-operated event, will be played Thursday, Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. PST at Sam Boyd Stadium, executive director Tina Kunzer-Murphy announced.

The game will once again be shown nationally on ESPN and ESPNHD. Ticket information is available by calling (702) 732-3912.

The Las Vegas Bowl, which increases its payout to $1 million per team this season, for the first time will feature the champion or first selection from the up-and-coming Mountain West Conference vs. the fourth-place team from the powerful Pacific-10 Conference.

Last year's game drew both record attendance and television ratings as California defeated BYU in a 35-28 thriller.



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