Boise State, NIU Meet At Poinsettia Bowl
Dec. 6, 2015

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    BOISE, Idaho – The Boise State football team will make its 14th-consecutive bowl appearance, traveling to San Diego to square off against Northern Illinois of the Mid-American Conference in the 2015 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, Dec. 23.

    The 11th annual Poinsettia Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 2:30 p.m. MT, at Qualcomm Stadium, home of the National Football League’s San Diego Chargers. The game will be televised nationally by ESPN.

    Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets through Boise State by using the following link: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/boisestateathl/EN/link/buy/details/15BLGA.

    Fans can also call the Athletic Ticket Office at (208) 426-4737. Tickets start at $39, and ticket office phones will be open today (Sunday) from 3-6 p.m. The ticket office is also open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Bronco Nation plays an important role in our success, and ticket sales help Boise State with future bowl bids.

    Boise State fans can find all information on tickets, travel packages and the game itself on the Broncos’ Poinsettia Bowl Central page at broncosports.com/bowlcentral

    The Broncos went 8-4 in 2015, finishing tied for second in the Mountain West’s Mountain Division. Boise State ranks 18th nationally in total offense (488.8) and 24th nationally in total defense (342.1), one of only two schools in the country to rank in the top 25 in each (Clemson). Boise State also ranks 16th nationally in scoring offense (37.8) and 26th nationally in scoring defense (21.3).

    The Poinsettia Bowl will mark the first meeting between the Broncos and Huskies, who went 8-5 this season, falling in the Marathon MAC Football Championship Game after winning the league’s West Division. The matchup in San Diego will pit the top two Group of Five programs over this decade, as the Huskies (65 wins) and Broncos (63) rank first and second, respectively, in wins among all such teams since 2010.

    Boise State’s streak of consecutive bowl games is tied for the sixth-longest in the country, and includes a previous trip to the Poinsettia Bowl. The Broncos, ranked ninth-nationally at the time, fell to 11th-ranked TCU (17-16) in the 2008 edition of the game.


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