LARAMIE – The Mountain West Conference and its national television partners, CBS Sports Network and ESPN Networks, announced on Wednesday the 2017 Mountain West football games selected for national television coverage. The Wyoming Cowboys will be featured in seven of those national telecasts.
Wyoming’s home game on Saturday, Sept. 16 versus the Oregon Ducks will be televised nationally by CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). CBSSN has set the game time for that game for 5 p.m., Mountain Time. The following week, Wyoming will host the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors on Saturday, Sept. 23 in a game to be televised by ESPN Networks. Other Cowboy home games that will be televised nationally will be the Saturday, Oct. 28 Homecoming game versus New Mexico, which will also be televised by ESPN Networks. And on Saturday Nov. 4, the annual “Border War” versus Colorado State will be televised live by CBSSN from Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium. CBSSN has set the kick time for that game at 5 p.m., M.T.
Three of Wyoming’s road games have also been selected for national telecasts by ESPN Networks. Those three road games to be televised on one of the ESPN Networks are: Saturday, Oct. 21 at Boise State; Saturday, Nov. 11 at Air Force; and Saturday, Nov. 25 at San Jose State.
The announcement on Wednesday included 44 Mountain West nationally-televised games.
Additional telecasts by ROOT SPORTS, the Mountain West Network on Campus Insiders and OC Sports (for select Hawai’i games) will be announced at later dates. At the time those televised games are announced it is anticipated that additional game times will also be released. Television coverage and the game time of Wyoming’s season-opening game at Iowa on Saturday, Sept. 2 has also not yet been announced.
Game times and specific outlets for ESPN Network games (e.g. ESPN, ESPN2, etc.) will generally be announced 12 days in advance of those games.
High ticket demand is anticipated all season for home games, but especially for the Oregon game and “The Border War” game versus Colorado State. Cowboy Joe Club members and 2017 football season-ticket holders will have an exclusive window to purchase additional single-game tickets to those two games from June 1 through June 15th. Oregon single-game tickets will be priced from $70-$100 (Youth: $60), while Border War tickets will be priced from $40-$75 (Youth: $25-$30).
Should any tickets remain after the exclusive period for Cowboy Joe Club members and season-ticket holders, UW Athletics will put single-game tickets on sale to the public at a date to be determined.
For the best seat options, and to ensure tickets to all seven home games, Cowboy Fans are strongly encouraged to buy season tickets. 2017 season tickets start as low as $149 for adults and $89 for youth and are on sale now at GoWyo.com/tickets, in person at the University of Wyoming Athletics Ticket Office or by calling 307-766-7220. Six-month bill payment plans are also available to fans for no additional fee.
This coming season, Wyoming returns Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year Craig Bohl, who signed a new seven-year contract to continue to build Wyoming into a nationally-competitive program. Cowboy quarterback Josh Allen also returns for his junior season and will be one of the nation’s top QBs in 2017. The Cowboy defense will be led by dynamic playmakers Andrew Wingard, who was one of 16 national semifinalists for the 2016 Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back, and 2016 Freshman All-American linebacker Logan Wilson of Casper, Wyo.
Wyoming’s 2017 football schedule follows, including Wyoming’s national television package to date for the upcoming season.
2017 University of Wyoming
Sat., Sept. 2 at Iowa
Sat., Sept. 9 GARDNER-WEBB
Sat., Sept. 16 OREGON 5 p.m. – CBSSN
Sat., Sept. 23 HAWAI’I – ESPN Networks
Sat., Sept. 30 TEXAS STATE
Sat., Oct. 7 BYE Week
Sat., Oct. 14 at Utah State
Sat., Oct. 21 at Boise State – ESPN Networks
Sat., Oct. 28 NEW MEXICO – ESPN Networks
Sat., Nov. 4 COLORADO STATE – CBSSN
Sat., Nov. 11 at Air Force – ESPN Networks
Sat., Nov. 18 FRESNO STATE
Sat., Nov. 25 at San Jose State – ESPN Networks
Sat., Dec. 2 Mountain West Championship Game
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