2002 Houston Bowl
1234 Total
Southern Miss 310100 23
Oklahoma State 1010013 33
DateDecember 27, 2002
StadiumReliant Stadium
LocationHouston, Texas
FavoriteOklahoma State by 10
PayoutUS$750,000 per team[2]
United States TV coverage
Houston Bowl
 < 2001 2003

The 2002 Houston Bowl was the third edition of the college football bowl game (known in its first two years as the "Galleryfurniture.com Bowl") and was played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game pitted the Oklahoma State Cowboys from the Big 12 Conference and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles from Conference USA (C-USA). The game was the final competition of the 2002 football season for each team and resulted in a 33–23 Oklahoma State victory.

Scoring summary

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Fourth quarter


  1. ^ "2008 Houston Bowl: Oklahoma St 33, Southern Miss 23". Golden Eagles Museum. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  2. ^ "CNNSI.com". CNN.