1971 Pioneer Bowl

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1971 Pioneer Bowl
1234 Total
Louisiana Tech 7070 14
Eastern Michigan 0300 3
Date December 11, 1971
Season 1971
Stadium Memorial Stadium
Location Wichita Falls, Texas
MVP Ken Lantrip (QB, La. Tech)
Fred Dean (DL, La. Tech)
Attendance 8,156
Pioneer Bowl
  1972

The 1971 Pioneer Bowl was a college football bowl game in Texas, played between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Eastern Michigan Hurons at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.[1][2] The inaugural edition of the Pioneer Bowl, it was one of four regional finals in the College Division played on December 11.

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP La. Tech EMU
1 La. Tech Glen Berteau 17-yard touchdown reception from Ken Lantrip, Russell Bates kick good 7 0
2 EMU 22-yard field goal by Jackson Nunn 7 3
3 La. Tech Wenford Wilborn 91-yard punt return, Russell Bates kick good 14 3
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 14 3

Statistics[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 0 7 0 14
Hurons 0 3 0 0 3
Statistics La. Tech EMU
First Downs 16 12
Total offense, yards 276 215
Rushes-yards (net) 41–106 48–178
Passing yards (net) 170 37
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 15–24–1 5–16–0
Time of Possession
Team Category Player Statistics
La. Tech Passing Ken Lantrip 15/24, 170 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Glen Berteau 14 car, 31 yds
Receiving Roger Carr 4 rec, 40 yds
EMU Passing
Rushing Tim Packrall 31 car, 122 yds
Receiving

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