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West Virginia Mountaineers Bowls

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia ▪ Colors: Old Gold & Blue
Stadium: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium (cap. 60,000)
Record: 102 Years, 624-416-41, .596 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: Big 12, Big East, Southern and Ind
Conference Champion: 15 Times
Bowls: 32 Bowls, 14-18, .438 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 16 Times (Preseason), 18 Times (Final), 268 Weeks (Total)

32 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2012 Dec 29, 2012 Sat Pinstripe Bowl Syracuse 38 West Virginia 14 Pinstripe Bowl (New York, NY)
2 2011 Jan 4, 2012 Wed Orange Bowl West Virginia 70 Clemson 33 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
3 2010 Dec 28, 2010 Tue Champs Sports Bowl North Carolina State 23 West Virginia 7 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
4 2009 Jan 1, 2010 Fri Gator Bowl Florida State 33 West Virginia 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
5 2008 Dec 27, 2008 Sat Meineke Car Care Bowl West Virginia 31 North Carolina 30 Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
6 2007 Jan 2, 2008 Wed Fiesta Bowl West Virginia 48 Oklahoma 28 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
7 2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon Gator Bowl West Virginia 38 Georgia Tech 35 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
8 2005 Jan 2, 2006 Mon Sugar Bowl West Virginia 38 Georgia 35 Sugar Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
9 2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Gator Bowl Florida State 30 West Virginia 18 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
10 2003 Jan 1, 2004 Thu Gator Bowl Maryland 41 West Virginia 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
11 2002 Dec 28, 2002 Sat Continental Tire Bowl Virginia 48 West Virginia 22 Continental Tire Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
12 2000 Dec 28, 2000 Thu Music City Bowl West Virginia 49 Mississippi 38 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
13 1998 Dec 26, 1998 Sat Insight Bowl Missouri 34 West Virginia 31 Insight Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
14 1997 Dec 29, 1997 Mon Carquest Bowl Georgia Tech 35 West Virginia 30 Carquest Bowl (Miami, FL)
15 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Gator Bowl North Carolina 20 West Virginia 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
16 1994 Jan 2, 1995 Mon Carquest Bowl South Carolina 24 West Virginia 21 Carquest Bowl (Miami, FL)
17 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Sugar Bowl Florida 41 West Virginia 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
18 1989 Dec 30, 1989 Sat Gator Bowl Clemson 27 West Virginia 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
19 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Fiesta Bowl Notre Dame 34 West Virginia 21 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
20 1987 Dec 25, 1987 Fri Sun Bowl Oklahoma State 35 West Virginia 33 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1984 Dec 31, 1984 Mon Bluebonnet Bowl West Virginia 31 Texas Christian 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
22 1983 Dec 22, 1983 Thu Hall of Fame Classic West Virginia 20 Kentucky 16 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
23 1982 Dec 30, 1982 Thu Gator Bowl Florida State 31 West Virginia 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
24 1981 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Peach Bowl West Virginia 26 Florida 6 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
25 1975 Dec 31, 1975 Wed Peach Bowl West Virginia 13 North Carolina State 10 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
26 1972 Dec 29, 1972 Fri Peach Bowl North Carolina State 49 West Virginia 13 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
27 1969 Dec 30, 1969 Tue Peach Bowl West Virginia 14 South Carolina 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
28 1964 Dec 19, 1964 Sat Liberty Bowl Utah 32 West Virginia 6 Liberty Bowl (Atlantic City, NJ)
29 1953 Jan 1, 1954 Fri Sugar Bowl Georgia Tech 42 West Virginia 19 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
30 1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Sun Bowl West Virginia 21 Texas-El Paso 12 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
31 1937 Jan 1, 1938 Sat Sun Bowl West Virginia 7 Texas Tech 6 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
32 1922 Dec 25, 1922 Mon San Diego East-West Christmas Classic West Virginia 21 Gonzaga 13 San Diego East-West Christmas Classic (San Diego, CA)