Washington State to meet Fresno State in Los Angeles Bowl

TUCSON, AZ - NOVEMBER 19: Washington State Cougars quarterback Cameron Ward #1 during a football game between the Washington State Cougars and the Arizona Wildcats on November 19, 2022 at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christopher Hook

Washington State (7-5, Pac-12) vs. Fresno State (9-4, Mountain West), Dec. 17, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

LOCATION: Los Angeles


Washington State: QB Cameron Ward. Has thrown for 23 touchdowns and run for five more scores.

Fresno State: RB Jordan Mims. Has run for 1,161 yards and 16 touchdowns, including two in the league championship game.


Washington State: The Cougars had won three straight before losing to instate rival Washington to close the regular season.

Fresno State: The Bulldogs won at Boise State to claim the Mountain West Conference championship game. That came after they started 1-4 on the season.


Washington State 24, Fresno State 3, Sept. 10, 1994.


Washington State: A program-record seventh straight bowl appearance and 18th overall.

Fresno State: Has reached consecutive bowls for the second time since 2017-18 and 31st bowl overall.