BYU Cougars vs Wyoming Cowboys: Poinsettia Bowl 2016 time, TV, live score updates, how to watch live stream BYU vs. Wyoming Live On Date: Wednesday, Dec. 21 Start Time: 9 p.m. ET Location: San Diego, California Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium TV Info: ESPN Live Stream: ESPN. Free Trial Now
Poinsettia Bowl 2016: BYU vs. Wyoming live stream, live score updates, BYU and Wyoming have a long history, having once been rivals in the Mountain West Conference before BYU made the move to the Independents. The Cougars are coming to their first bowl game under first year head coach Kalanai Sitake, and the Cowboys are steadily improving after last year’s 10-loss season under third year coach Craig Bohl.
BYU is in the postseason for the 12th straight season, but the Poinsettia Bowl experience will be the first for the Cougars under first-year head coach Kalani Sitake. Wyoming, on the other hand, is in the postseason for the first time since 2011 after winning the Mountain West Mountain division and going 8-5 in its third-year with former North Dakota State coach Craig Bohl on the sideline.
The Wyoming Cowboys finished the regular season 8-5 overall and 6-2 in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference. The BYU Cougars are ranked first among Football Bowl Subdivision Independents, finishing 8-4 on the year.
The BYU Cougars and Wyoming Cowboys had to come to San Diego to renew a rivalry that dates to 1922. The Cougars (8-4) play Wyoming (8-5) in the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday night. It’s the first meeting between the schools since 2010, before BYU left the Mountain West Conference to go independent.