CMU vs. Wyoming - Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen (17) and other players react after attempting to dump a bucket of Gatorade on head coach Craig Bohl toward the end of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Friday at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

Steve Conner, for the Star-Tribune

Wyoming 37, Central Michigan 14

Central Michigan 7 0 0 7 14 Wyoming 21 6 3 7 37 FIRST QUARTER

Wyoming 7, Central Michigan 0

Jared Scott 23 pass from Josh Allen (Cooper Rothe kick)

TIME: 7:55

DRIVE: 5 plays, 46 yards, 2:13

KEY PLAY: On third-and-5, Allen completed a 7-yard pass to James Price to keep the drive alive.

Wyoming 14, Central Michigan 0

Austin Conway 11 pass from Allen (Rothe kick)

TIME: 4:38

DRIVE: 5 plays, 24 yards, 2:52

KEY PLAY: A 9-yard rush by Kellen Overstreet got the Cowboys to the 11 on a possession that began because of a Central Michigan fumble.

Wyoming 14, Central Michigan 7

Jonathan Ward 74 pass from Shane Morris (Michael Armstrong kick)

TIME: 3:10

DRIVE: 3 plays, 85 yards, 1:28

KEY PLAY: Ward’s wheel-route score followed a 9-yard pass from Morris to Tyler Conklin for a first down.

Wyoming 21, Central Michigan 7

C.J. Johnson 45 pass from Allen (Rothe kick)

TIME: 1:09

DRIVE: 4 plays, 65 yards, 2:01

KEY PLAY: Allen found Conway for 13 yards on the play before his bomb to Johnson.

SECOND QUARTER

Wyoming 24, Central Michigan 7

Rothe 27 FG

TIME: 13:48

DRIVE: 4 plays, 8 yards, 1:29

KEY PLAY: The Cowboys’ run game could not break through for a score after another fumble gave Wyoming the ball inside Central Michigan’s red zone.

Wyoming 27, Central Michigan 7

Rothe 28 FG

TIME: 4:57

DRIVE: 5 plays, 17 yards, 1:57

KEY PLAY: Johnson picked up 16 yards on a reverse to start the drive, which came after an Andrew Wingard interception.

THIRD QUARTER

Wyoming 30, Central Michigan 7

Rothe 20 FG

TIME: 5:15

DRIVE: 11 plays, 61 yards, 5:26

KEY PLAY: On third-and-1 early in the drive, Allen rolled out to find Tyree Mayfield for 18 yards.

Wyoming 30, Central Michigan 14

Ward 3 run (Armstrong kick)

TIME: 3:08

DRIVE: 7 plays, 65 yards, 2:07

KEY PLAY: Morris found a wide-open Corey Willis for a 30-yard gain.

FOURTH QUARTER

Wyoming 37, Central Michigan 14

Carl Granderson 58 fumble return (Rothe kick)

TIME: 11:23

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Sports Editor

Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.

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