LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Arizona: QB Anu Solomon, at the controls of coach Rich Rodriguez's read option offense, has passed for 2,338 yards and 18 touchdowns with just four interceptions.
New Mexico: RB Jhurell Pressley rushed for 846 yards and 11 touchdowns. He is one of three Lobos to gain more than 650 yards.
Arizona: The Wildcats' 2012 New Mexico Bowl appearance was a wild one. Trailing 45-28 entering the fourth quarter, Arizona rallied to beat Nevada 49-48.
New Mexico: Five Lobos scored on touchdown runs of more than 60 yards. Lobos rushed for nearly 3,000 yards.
Lobos won 36-28 on Sept. 13, 2008, in the teams' 66th meeting.
Arizona: Wildcats are 8-10-1 in bowl games. As Pac-12 South champions, they lost to Boise State 38-30 in last season's Fiesta Bowl.
New Mexico: Lobos' last bowl appearance was in the 2007 New Mexico Bowl. They are 3-7-1 in bowl games.