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Boise State, Oregon State in Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

By Star-Advertiser Staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:16 a.m. HST, Dec 09, 2013

Boise State is making its second appearance in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl, it was announced Sunday by bowl executive director David A.K. Matlin.

According to sources, the expected opponent is Oregon State of the Pac-12, making it one of the more attractive games on the non-BCS level. The official announcement is expected at 5 p.m. Hawaii time.

The game will be played on Christmas Eve with a local kickoff time of 3 p.m. The Broncos are still recovering from the departure of head coach Chris Petersen, who announced this week that he is leaving to be the main man at the University of Washington.

The Broncos are the runner-up in the West Division of the Mountain West Conference. The game will be shown nationally on ESPN-TV.

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CriticalReader wrote:
WooHoo! All 12 Hawaii resident Boise St. Alumni will now buy tickets!!!!
on December 8,2013 | 09:33AM
kiragirl wrote:
And my brother who moved there but is visiting for the holidays.
on December 8,2013 | 10:06AM
CriticalReader wrote:
Almost an entire ROW!
on December 8,2013 | 10:10AM
al_kiqaeda wrote:
Fortunately Aloha Stadium's seats are primarily in Bronco Blue and Orange so the stadium crowd will look a lot larger!
on December 8,2013 | 01:23PM
krusha wrote:
They're lucky they didn't get stuck with a team such as San Jose State. The Broncos travel well, so they should bring a lot of fans here from Boise, especially to escape the cold weather around Christmas time. Same with the Oregon State fans.
on December 9,2013 | 08:06AM
808comp wrote:
To bad their coach left the program. Never thought that Petersen would ever leave Boise. Must have been a good offer.We'll see how much die hard football fans there are in Hawaii. Should be fun to watch Boise beat up on whatever team that will be coming.
on December 8,2013 | 10:58AM
kong2985 wrote:
Boise St or Wyoming will steal the terrific DC Kaumeyer from UH. Both teams heard and saw his stats as a DC for U.H. It's nice to daydream, right Kaumeyer?
on December 8,2013 | 12:41PM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
on December 8,2013 | 12:26PM
jamrus36 wrote:
Go Beavs!
on December 8,2013 | 01:36PM
warriorrebel wrote:
this is a good match up. so glad none of the sorry conference USA teams are not coming. Though a Rice and Boise game would be worth watching.
on December 8,2013 | 01:47PM
ROBT wrote:
Very smart choices because both teams are here in the diamond head basketball tournament as well.
on December 8,2013 | 09:15PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
I would like to know how they pulled this off because isn't the Hawaii Bowl contractually obligated to pick from Conference USA?
on December 8,2013 | 10:52PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
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on December 8,2013 | 10:40PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
What kind of a comment is this?
on December 8,2013 | 10:41PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
He just got pissed off for attempting to match a high school team to the 1-11 Hawaii team.
on December 8,2013 | 10:42PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Well don't be surprised, Dave Reardon has an inferiority complex.
on December 8,2013 | 10:44PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Oh yeah, why?
on December 8,2013 | 10:45PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
It's only because Reardon got passed over for the Sports Editor position.
on December 8,2013 | 10:46PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Really? No I think the Star-Advertiser wants to Mother Hen us.
on December 8,2013 | 10:47PM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
It is what it is.
on December 8,2013 | 10:48PM
inHilo wrote:
Are you talking to yourself?
on December 9,2013 | 04:38AM
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