Red Beans and Rice Bowl

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Red Beans and Rice Bowl
Sport Football
First meeting September 17, 1994
McNeese State 21, Central Arkansas 7
Latest meeting October 15, 2016
Central Arkansas 35, McNeese State 0
Next meeting October 28, 2017
Trophy Red Beans and Rice Bowl Trophy
Statistics
Meetings total 10
All-time series Tied, 5–5
Largest victory Central Arkansas, 35–0 (2016)
Longest win streak Central Arkansas, 3 (2010–2012)
Current win streak Central Arkansas, 1 (2016–present)

The Red Beans and Rice Bowl is the name of the rivalry between the Central Arkansas Bears and the McNeese State Cowboys.[1] The winner of the game receives a bronzed bowl trophy.[2] The name of the game was chosen by the two schools to recognize the importance of the rice industry in Louisiana and Arkansas.[3] The two teams have met ten times on the football field, with the series tied 5–5.[4][5]

Game results[edit]

Central Arkansas victories McNeese State victories
No. Date Location Winner Score
1 September 17, 1994 Lake Charles, LA McNeese State 21–7
2 November 17, 2007 Lake Charles, LA McNeese State 41–14
3 November 22, 2008 Conway, AR Central Arkansas 47–30
4 November 21, 2009 Lake Charles, LA McNeese State 21–17
5 November 20, 2010 Conway, AR Central Arkansas 28–24
6 October 15, 2011 Conway, AR Central Arkansas 21–18
7 October 13, 2012 Lake Charles, LA Central Arkansas 27–26
8 October 5, 2013 Conway, AR McNeese State 59–28
9 October 17, 2015 Conway, AR McNeese State 28–13
10 October 15, 2016 Lake Charles, LA Central Arkansas 35–0
Series: Tied 5–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Red Beans and Rice Bowl; McNeese Fans explain the meaning". KPLC. October 13, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  2. ^ "‘Red Beans and Rice Bowl' set". The Houma Courier. October 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  3. ^ "Red Beans and Rice Bowl this weekend". KTHV. November 17, 2010. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Football Bears come home to prepare for ‘Red Beans, Rice Bowl’". ucaecho.net. October 12, 2011. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  5. ^ "Red Beans and Rice Bowl". myfountainonline.com. October 11, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-19.