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By Robert Gagliardi

Cowboys, Aztecs should be fresh in each other's minds


December 1, 2016

COURTESY/ Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming's Kevin Prosser fights off San Diego State's Daniel Brunskill off the edge in the second half during the Nov. 19 game at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE – Less than two weeks ago, the University of Wyoming football team won arguably its most important game of the season – a 34-33 victory over then No. 24-ranked San Diego State.

This Saturday, the two teams play again at the same place – War Memorial Stadium – in the Mountain West championship game.

There's a historical perspective here. UW (8-4) hosts its first football game in December since 1902. It also plays in its first-ever MW championship game.

If anything, neither team should need much of a refresher course on what the other likes to do.

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