1986 Aloha Bowl

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1986 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 0 13 17 0 30
North Carolina 0 0 7 14 21
Date December 27, 1986
Season 1986
Stadium Aloha Stadium
Location Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Chuck Cecil (Arizona)
Attendance 26,743
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers Al Michaels and Mike Adamle
Aloha Bowl
 < 1985  1987

The 1986 Aloha Bowl was a college football bowl game, played as part of the 1985-86 bowl game schedule of the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 5th Aloha Bowl. It was played on December 27, 1986, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The game matched the Arizona Wildcats of the Pac-10 Conference against the North Carolina Tar Heels of the ACC Conference.[1][2]

Scoring summary[edit]

First quarter[edit]

  • No scoring

Second quarter[edit]

  • UA - Coston 31-yard FG
  • UA - Adams 1-yard run (Coston kick)
  • UA - Coston 38-yard FG

Third quarter[edit]

  • UA - Valder 52-yard FG
  • UA - Horton 13-yard pass from Jenkins (Coston kick)
  • UA - Greathouse 5-yard run (Coston kick)
  • NC - Dorn 58-yard run (Gliarmis kick)

Fourth quarter[edit]

  • NC - Marriott 6-yard pass from Maye (Gliarmis kick)
  • NC - Maye 2-yard run (Gliarmis kick)

This was Arizona's first ever bowl win, after four previous losses and one tie in their previous five bowl appearances.

Statistics[edit]

Statistics North Carolina Arizona
First Downs 18 15
Rushes-Yards 197 137
Passing Yards 178 187
Return Yards 6 51
Interceptions 0 1
Total Offense 375 324
Punts-Average 6-36.5 7-31.4
Fumbles-Lost 5-5 3-1
Penalties-Yards 3-25 6-45
Possession Time 26:45 33:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arizona Media Guide 2011, via CollegePressBox.com, December 2011
  2. ^ North Carolina Media Guide 2011, via CollegePressBox.com, December 2011