The Sun Bowl Association and Hyundai of El Paso have announced that Pittsburgh will face Stanford in the 85th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl, Monday, December 31 at 12 p.m. in Sun Bowl Stadium.
The Pitt Panthers represent the Atlantic Coast Conference after coming off a 7-6 overall record during the regular season and earning runner-up in the conference. The Panthers won the ACC’s Coastal Division with a 6-2 mark. The Stanford Cardinal head to its 10th consecutive bowl game, a school-record, after going 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Pac-12.
The 2018 bowl appearance will be the 30th overall for Stanford, and fifth trip to the Sun Bowl. The Cardinal is 14-14-1 in bowl games, and 3-1 in the Sun Bowl, most recently defeating North Carolina, 25-23, in 2016. This will be Stanford’s third straight bowl game in the state of Texas, including the 2017 Alamo Bowl.
This marks Pitt’s 34th all-time bowl appearance and third under the direction of Coach Pat Narduzzi. The ACC runner-up, Pitt enters the bowl season with a 7-6 overall record. Tickets for the 85th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Sun Bowl Association office.
Step outside of our welcoming and comfortable community at Sonoma Palms Apartments in Las Cruces, New Mexico for the day! This event is coming to town on Monday, and it promises to be a wonderful time!
Monday, December 31, 2018—12:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Sun Bowl Stadium
2701 Sun Bowl Drive
El Paso, Texas 79968