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Las Vegas Bowl matchup

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By The Associated Press

Boise State (10-3, Mountain West) vs Oregon (7-5, Pac-12), Dec. 16, 3:30 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Las Vegas

TOP PLAYERS

Boise State: QB Brett Rypien, 2,515 yards passing, 14 TDs

Oregon: RB Royce Freeman, 1,475 yards rushing, 16 TDs

NOTABLE

Boise State: The Broncos avenged a loss to Fresno State the week before by beating the Bulldogs 17-14 in the Mountain West title game.

Oregon: The Ducks finished the season on a two-game winning streak, thrashing Arizona and rival Oregon State to reach seven victories in coach Willie Taggart's first season.

LAST TIME

Boise State 19, Oregon 14. (Sept. 3, 2009)

BOWL HISTORY

Boise State: Sixteenth consecutive bowl appearance, tied for sixth-best in the nation with Wisconsin.

Oregon: Twelfth bowl appearance in the last 13 years, third appearance in Las Vegas Bowl.

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