BOISE, Idaho — It wasn't the prettiest win, but the Broncos still managed to beat the Wyoming Cowboys in overtime on Saturday night at Albertsons Stadium. The 20-17 win keeps Boise State alive in the Group of 5's race to the Cotton Bowl as they're still in the middle of the Group of 5 pack in the polls.
The Broncos still trail two American Athletic Conference teams, No. 17 Cinncinati Bearcats (8-1) and No. 18 Memphis Tigers (8-1). Behind the Broncos, the SMU Mustangs (9-1) sit at No. 20 and the Navy Midshipmen (7-1) are at No. 21.
Cincinnati and Memphis play each other in Memphis on Nov. 29, while Navy and SMU play on Nov. 23.
San Diego State (7-2, 4-2) dropped out of the AP Top 25 Poll after losing to the Nevada Wolfpack 17-13 at home.
The Aztecs still lead the West Division, with a one-game lead over the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors (6-4, 3-3) and Nevada (6-4, 3-3).
In the Mountain Division, Boise State still continues to control their own destiny as they're undefeated in conference play. The Broncos have a one-game lead over the Air Force Falcons (7-2, 4-1) and the Utah State Aggies (5-4, 4-1). Boise State plays Utah State in Logan, UT on Nov. 23.
The Broncos' next game will be against the New Mexico Lobos (2-7, 0-5) on Nov. 16 at Albertsons Stadium. It will be Boise State's last home game of the season and will be Senior Night.
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