Bahamas Bowl

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Bahamas Bowl
Inaugural Bahamas Bowl logo.png
Stadium Thomas Robinson Stadium
Location Nassau, Bahamas
Operated Starts in December 2014
Conference tie-ins Conference USA (2014, 2015)
Mid-American Conference (2014, 2015, 2016)
American Athletic Conference (2016)
2014 matchup
Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky (Western Kentucky 49–48)

The Bahamas Bowl is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)-sanctioned Division I college football bowl game to be played at noon EST, December 24, 2014[1][1] in Nassau, Bahamas at the 15,000-seat Thomas Robinson Stadium.[2]

Sponsored by the Popeyes fried chicken restaurant franchise, the game is officially known as the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.[3]

The game will feature a team from the Mid-American Conference in 2014 through 2016.[1] In 2014 and 2015, the opponent will be from Conference USA[1] and in 2016 it will be from the American Athletic Conference.[1]

Game results[edit]

Date Winning Team Losing Team Notes
December 24, 2014 Western Kentucky 49 Central Michigan 48 notes


Year MVP Team Position
2014 Brandon Doughty Western Kentucky Quarterback

Most appearances[edit]

Rank Team Appearances Record
1 Western Kentucky 1 1–0
2 Central Michigan 1 0–1

Wins by conference[edit]

Conference Wins Losses Pct.
Conference USA 1 0 1.000
MAC 0 1 .000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Inaugural Bahamas Bowl set for December 24, 2014". Bahamas Bowl Communications. May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ "MAC Announces Creation of the Bahamas Bowl in 2014". Mid-American Conference. October 14, 2013. Retrieved November 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Popeyes Announced as Title Sponsor of Popeyes Bahamas Bowl". Bahamas Bowl Communications. August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 

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