New Mexico Bowl: Temple runs over Wyoming 37-15
Published: December 17, 2011 03:31PM
Updated: December 17, 2011 06:40PM
Temple running back Bernard Pierce (30) leaps over Wyoming defensive back Kenny Browder (24) and linebacker Brian Hendricks (8) in the second quarter of the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Jake Schoellkopf)

Albuquerque, N.M. • Bernard Pierce ran for two early touchdowns and Temple quarterback Chris Coyer threw for 169 yards and a touchdown to help Temple roll over Wyoming 37-15 in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday.

The Owls defense had three interceptions to help Temple (9-4) to the second bowl win in school history.

The Cowboys (8-5) are 6-7 in bowl games.