Border War

The Wyoming Cowboys celebrate their victory over Colorado State in the Border War last year at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado.

LARAMIE -- Wyoming's rivalry game against Colorado State next season will be played in front of a national television audience.

The 111th annual Border War at War Memorial Stadium has been moved from Nov. 23 to Nov. 22. The Friday game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPN2.

Wyoming has won three straight in the series, including a 34-21 win at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado, last season.

It's one of six games for the Cowboys that will be nationally broadcast next season as part of the Mountain West's national television package.

Wyoming's Aug. 31 opener against SEC foe Missouri is set for a 5:30 p.m. start on the CBS Sports Network. The Cowboys' 8:30 p.m. MT kick at San Diego State on Oct. 12 will also be carried on the CBS Sports Network.

Conference games at Boise State (Nov. 9) and Utah State (Nov. 16) as well as the Cowboys' home game against UNLV (Sept. 28) will be televised on the ESPN networks. Specific channels and kick times for those games will be released at a later date.

Start times and TV designations for the Cowboys' other six games will be released at a later time.

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College Sports Reporter

Davis Potter is the University of Wyoming athletics reporter. An Alabama native and 2011 Auburn University graduate, Potter joined the Star-Tribune in 2018 after five years covering Ole Miss and the Southeastern Conference. He lives in Laramie.

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