Guaranteed Rate Bowl 2021: West Virginia vs Minnesota Date, Time, TV, Weather & History for NCAAF Game
College football bowl season is finally here. One intriguing matchup this year is the Guaranteed Rate Bowl, which will pit the West Virginia Mountaineers against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bowl.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl Date
The 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bowl will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl Time
This year's Guaranteed Rate Bowl kicks off at 10:15 p.m. ET on Dec. 28.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl TV
The 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bowl will air on ESPN.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl Location
West Virginia will square off against Minnesota at the Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl Weather
Chase Field has a retractable roof, so weather will not be a factor. Regardless, the forecast for Phoenix on Tuesday calls for a high of 53 degrees and PM showers with winds up to 7 mph.
Guaranteed Rate Bowl History
The Guaranteed Rate Bowl has been played since 1989. It has featured teams from the Big 12, Pac-12, Big Ten, Mountain West, ACC conferences and more.
West Virginia has made two appearances in this bowl game. The Mountaineers most recently defeated the Arizona State Sun Devils, 43-42, in the 2016 Guaranteed Rate Bowl.
Minnesota has made three appearances in this bowl game. The Golden Gophers most recently lost to the Iowa State Cyclones, 14-13, in the 2009 Guaranteed Rate Bowl.
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