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By Robert Gagliardi

UW's bowl prospects still uncertain, school not overly optimistic


November 29, 2018

COURTESY/ Jacob Byk/ Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming players storm the field during the final home game against Air Force at War Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17 in Laramie.

LARAMIE – As was the case last week, officials at the University of Wyoming aren't overly optimistic that its football team will be among the 78 that receive a bowl invitation Sunday.

UW became the Mountain West's seventh bowl-eligible team with its 31-3 victory at New Mexico last Saturday. The Cowboys won their fourth consecutive game, finishing the regular season at 6-6 overall and third in the MW's Mountain Division at 4-4.

However, the six other bowl-eligible teams in the conference have seven wins or more. And UW athletics director Tom Burman said the MW's athletic directors passed a...

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