UPDATE: San Diego State won the Las Vegas Bowl over the University of Houston 34-10.
The University of Houston (9-3) will face San Diego State (10-3) in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 17.
The Cougars, who ranked as high as No. 5 in the Coaches Poll this season, are the first team from the American Athletic Conference to be invited to play in the Las Vegas Bowl. This also marks the first year that the event will feature a team from the state of Texas.
San Diego State earned its invitation on Saturday after defeating Wyoming 27-24 in the Mountain West Championship. This will be the third time the Aztecs and Houston have taken the field together, with the Cougars leading the all-time series 2-0.
Tickets for the 25th Las Vegas Bowl range from $45-$120. Visit www.lvbowl.com for more information.