Category Archives: C-USA

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    East Carolina, Virginia Tech extend Football Series through 2020

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    East Carolina-Virginia TechEast Carolina and Virginia Tech have extended their football series through the 2020 season, both schools announced today.

    The Pirates and Hokies will renew their series on Sept. 14, 2013 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville. Games in 2015, 2017, and 2019 will also be played in Greenville, while the 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020 meetings will be played at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg. Read Full Story »

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    Western Kentucky, Marshall schedule 2017-18 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Western KentuckyThe Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have scheduled a 2017 and 2018 home-and-home football series against the Marshall Thundering Herd, WKU athletic director Todd Stewart announced on Monday.

    Western Kentucky will host Marshall in the first game of the series at Houchens Industries – L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green in 2017. In the second and final game of the series in 2018, Marshall will host the WKU at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington. Read Full Story »

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    Maryland adds Rutgers & UCF to Future Football Schedules

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    Maryland TerrapinsThe Maryland Terrapins have added games against Rutgers, UCF, and two FCS teams to their future football schedules, according to UM AD Kevin Anderson.

    Rutgers will visit Byrd Stadium in College Park in 2014, while UCF will visit in 2016. Maryland will also host FCS teams James Madison and Howard in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Read Full Story »

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    Louisiana Tech to host Army in 2013 Heart of Dallas Kickoff Classic

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    Cotton BowlThe Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will host the Army Black Knights in the inaugural 2013 Heart of Dallas Classic at the Cotton Bowl, the school announced today.

    The game, which was initially slated for Sept. 28, 2013 in Ruston, will be played on the same date and Louisiana Tech will remain the home team.

    “We are honored to partner with the United States Military Academy, the Cotton Bowl, the State Fair of Texas, Conference USA and the Heart of Dallas Bowl to participate in this special event,” said Louisiana Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde. Read Full Story »

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    Old Dominion to play Conference USA Football Schedule in 2014

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    Old DominionThe Old Dominion Monarchs will play a Conference USA football schedule beginning in 2014, ODU athletic director Wood Selig said on Thursday.

    Old Dominion announced in May that they are joining Conference USA in football in 2015, while all other sports will join for the 2013-14 season. According to The Virginian-Pilot, C-USA athletic directors agreed earlier this week to include Old Dominion in the 2014 football schedule.
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    Texas Tech to host Texas State in 2013, face UTEP Home-and-home in 2014-15

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    Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas Tech will host Texas State in 2013 and will face UTEP in a home-and-home series in 2014 and 2015, Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt told the Avalanche Journal.

    No specific dates for the three games were mentioned. A representative of Texas Tech told us that currently there are “no dates yet for release.”

    2013 will be the third consecutive season that Texas Tech has played Texas State. Read Full Story »

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    Tulsa updates Future Non-conference Football Schedules

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    Tulsa Golden HurricaneThe Tulsa Golden Hurricane have updated their future non-conference football schedules, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced on Thursday.

    The biggest addition is a game at Ohio State in 2016. A date for that game is to be determined, but will likely be either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24. Read Full Story »

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    Ohio State adds Tulsa to 2016 Football Schedule

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    Ohio StadiumThe Ohio State Buckeyes have added the Tulsa Golden Hurricane to their 2016 football schedule, Tulsa World has reported.

    Ohio State will host Tulsa at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, likely on either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24, 2016. Those are the only two open dates on Ohio State’s schedule, with Oct. 8 being reserved as a bye week.

    OSU athletic director Gene Smith confirmed the scheduling of the game to The Columbus Dispatch. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    2012 College Football Helmet Schedules now available

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    FBSchedules.comCollege football helmet schedules are now available from FBSchedules.com. The schedules are available in PDF format only.

    The schedules feature the team helmets, date, and opponent for every FBS conference (ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, C-USA, Independents, MAC, MWC, Pac-12, SEC, Sun Belt, and WAC). Read Full Story »

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    UCF Knights issued one-year postseason ban

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    UCF KnightsThe UCF Knights have been issued a one-year postseason ban for major recruiting violations uncovered in football and basketball last year.

    Central Florida was also cited for lack of institutional control, fined $50,000 and placed on 5-years probation, among other penalties.
    UCF President John Hitt said the school planned to accept all of the penalties, but after talking with head coach George O’Leary, the Knights will likely appeal the postseason ban in football. Read Full Story »

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    Memphis, Ole Miss schedule 4-game Home-and-home Football Series for 2014-17

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    Memphis-Ole MissMemphis and Ole Miss have officially announced that they will renew their rivalry with a four-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2014.

    Memphis will travel to face Ole Miss at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford on Sept. 27, 2014 and Sept. 10, 2016. The Tigers will host the Rebels at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Oct. 17, 2015 and Sept. 30, 2017. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Memphis, Ole Miss to play 4-game Football Series beginning in 2014

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    Memphis-Ole MissMemphis and Ole Miss will play a four-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2014, the Commercial Appeal has reported.

    The two schools previously had a verbal agreement to play home-and-home in 2016 and 2017. This new agreement, according to Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen, will begin in 2014.

    “I enjoy working with the administration there,” Bowen said. “I have a long relationship with (Ole Miss athletic director) Ross (Bjork). I’ve known him a long time.” Read Full Story »

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    C-USA likely to play an 8-game Conference Football Schedule

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    Conference USAWith Conference USA set to have 12 members next season and 14 by 2015, they will likely play an 8-game conference schedule, C-USA commissioner Britton Banowsky told the Charlotte Observer.

    Conference USA currently has 12 football members, but Houston, Memphis, SMU, and UCF are leaving for the Big East in 2013. C-USA will add Florida International, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, and UTSA which will keep their overall number at 12 for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Read Full Story »

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    Conference USA announces 2012 Football TV Schedule

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    Conference USAThe 2012 Conference USA Football TV Schedule has been announced and features 60 regular-season games, the C-USA Championship Game and six bowl games.

    The first C-USA team in action in 2012 is Rice. The Owls will host the UCLA Bruins of the Pac-12 on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. Read Full Story »

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    Southern Miss to play at Arkansas in 2013

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    Southern Miss Golden EaglesThe Southern Miss Golden Eagles will play at the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2013, USM announced today.

    Southern Miss will travel to face Arkansas at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Sept. 14, 2013. The contract is for one game and it will be the highest payout ever received for USM. Read Full Story »