Arizona Bowl Matchup Set

The 2017 Nova® Home Loans Arizona Bowl will pit New Mexico State against Utah State. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 29 at Arizona Stadium. This will be the third year Tucson has hosted the Arizona Bowl.

Meanwhile, the pre-game festivities begin with the 2017 Downtown Block Party on Thursday, Dec. 28, 3-8 p.m., near Armory Park, across from the Children’s Museum. The event will feature carnival rides, the marching bands and cheerleaders from both schools, and live music from local performers.