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Wyoming wide receiver Ayden Eberhardt (19) dives for a touchdown after catching a scrambling pass from quarterback Levi Williams (15) Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 at the University of Arizona. The Wyoming Cowboys lead the Georgia State Panthers 24-10 at halftime in the Arizona Bowl. Nadav Soroker/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming’s scheduled home football game against Utah has been canceled after the Pac-12 Conference announced Friday it will only play conference games this fall due to COVID-19.

The Utes – a Mountain West foe of the Cowboys until 2010 – were set to play at War Memorial Stadium on Sept. 19, a marquee matchup and one of the premier opponents slated to appear on the Cowboys’ (8-5 in 2019) schedule. Utah went 11-3 last season and finished the season ranked No. 16 in the final Associated Press poll.

Michael Katz covers the University of Wyoming for WyoSports. He can be reached at mkatz@wyosports.net or 307-755-3325. Follow him on Twitter at @michaellkatz.

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