GENERAL INFORMATION

Official Name: Bahamas Bowl
Owned By: ESPN Events
Address: 11001 Rushmore Drive; Charlotte, NC 28277
Main Phone: 704-973-5050
Executive Director: Richard C. Giannini
Director of Sales & Marketing: Lea Miller-Tooley
Director of Communications: Chris Pika
Director of Game Operations: Kara Tyree
Events Supervisor: Mitch Newell
Events Supervisor: Whitley Shannon
Honorary Ambassador: Ed Smith
Official Website: BahamasBowl.com
Twitter: @TheBahamasBowl
Facebook: BahamasBowl

TITLE SPONSOR

Title Sponsor (Years): TBA

2022 BOWL INFORMATION

Game Date: TBA
Game Time: TBA
Name of Stadium (Capacity): Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium (15,000)
Playing Surface (Year Installed): Celebration Bermudagrass (2016)
Matchup: Mid-American Conference (visitor) vs. Conference USA (home)
Television: ESPN
Radio: Bowl Season Radio
Official Hotel: Atlantis, Paradise Island

2021 BOWL REVIEW

2021 Result: Middle Tennessee 31, Toledo 24 (Attendance: 13,596)
2021 Game Date: Friday, Dec. 17, 2021
Television: ESPN (Matt Barrie, Booger McFarland, Katie George)
Radio: Bowl Season Radio (Kyle Wiggs, Elvis Gallego)
Offensive Player of the Game: Middle Tennessee QB Nicholas Vattiato
Defensive Player of the Game: Middle Tennessee LB DQ Thomas

2020 BOWL INFORMATION

Cancelation Date: October 2, 2020

2019 BOWL REVIEW

2019 Result: Buffalo 31, Charlotte 9 (Attendance: 13,547)
2019 Game Date: Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Greg McElroy, Dianna Russini)
Radio: Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Radio Network (Kyle Wiggs, Rob Best)
Offensive Player of the Game: Buffalo RB Jaret Patterson
Defensive Player of the Game: Buffalo DE Malcolm Koonce

2018 BOWL REVIEW

2018 Result: FIU 35, Toledo 32 (Attendance: 13,510)
2018 Game Date: Friday, Dec. 21, 2018
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Desmond Howard, Laura Rutledge)
Radio: Bahamas Bowl Radio Network (Kyle Wiggs, Rob Best)
Offensive Player of the Game: FIU QB Christian Alexander
Defensive Player of the Game: FIU LB Edwin Freeman

2017 BOWL REVIEW

2017 Result: Ohio 41, UAB 6 (Attendance: 13,585)
2017 Game Date: Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Desmond Howard, Laura Rutledge)
Radio: Bahamas Bowl Radio Network (Kyle Wiggs, Rob Best)
Offensive Player of the Game: Ohio RB Dorian Brown
Defensive Player of the Game: Ohio S Javon Hagan

2016 BOWL REVIEW

2016 Result: Old Dominion 24, Eastern Michigan 20 (Attendance: 13,422)
2016 Game Date: Friday, Dec. 23, 2016
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Mack Brown, Kaylee Hartung)
Radio: Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Radio Network (Brian Hanni, Rob Best)
Offensive Player of the Game: Old Dominion RB Ray Lawry
Defensive Player of the Game: Old Dominion LB TJ Ricks

2015 BOWL REVIEW

2015 Result: Western Michigan 45, Middle Tennessee 31 (Attendance: 13,123)
2015 Game Date: Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Mack Brown, Mark May, Kaylee Hartung)
Radio: Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Radio Network (Brian Hanni, Rob Best)
Offensive Player of the Game: Western Michigan RB Jamauri Bogan
Defensive Player of the Game: Western Michigan LB Grant DePalma

2014 BOWL REVIEW

2014 Result: WKU 49, Central Michigan 48 (Attendance: 13,667)
2014 Game Date: Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Television: ESPN (Steve Levy, Lou Holtz, Mark May, Laura Rutledge)
Radio: ESPN Radio (John Brickley, Pete Najarian)
Offensive Player of the Game: WKU QB Brandon Doughty
Defensive Player of the Game: WKU DE Derik Overstreet

THE BAHAMAS/NASSAU

Bahamas Governor-General: The Hon. Cornelius A. Smith
Prime Minister: The Hon. Philip Davis
New Providence Island (Nassau) Population: 246,329 (2010)
New Providence Island (Nassau) Tourist Visits: 4.2 million (2019)
Average Temperature High (December): 79°
Average Temperature Low (December): 63°
Average Bahamas Bowl Gametime Temperature: 80°
Airport: Lynden Pindling International Airport
Official Website: Bahamas.com