New Mexico Bowl matchup
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By The Associated Press
Colorado State (7-5, Mountain West) vs Marshall (7-5, C-USA), Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Colorado State: QB Nick Stevens, 3,479 yards passing, 27 TDs
Marshall: QB Chase Litton, 2,853 yards passing, 23 TDs
Colorado State: Beat San Jose State 42-14 in regular-season finale, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Marshall: The Thundering Herd dropped four of their last five games after a 6-1 start.
Colorado State: Fifth straight bowl appearance. The Rams are 1-3 in those games.
Marshall: The Herd last played in a bowl in 2015, beating UConn 16-10 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Updated December 3, 2017