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. WKU (WKU 49–48)

The Bahamas Bowl is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)-sanctioned Division I college football bowl game 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 Attendance Notes
December 24, 2014 WKU 49 Central Michigan 48 13,667 notes


Year Offensive MVP Defensive MVP
Player Team Pos. Player Team Pos.
2014 Brandon Doughty WKU QB Derik Overstreet WKU DL

Most appearances[edit]

Rank Team Appearances Record
1 WKU 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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