Louisiana Tech-Tulane Game Moved to Thursday, Sept. 12 for TV



April 3, 2013

 2013 Football Schedule
 Date  Opponent  Stadium  Location
 Aug. 31  at North Carolina State  Carter-Finley Stadium  Raleigh, N.C.
 Sept. 7  Lamar  Joe Aillet Stadium  Ruston, La.
 Sept. 12 (Thurs.)  Tulane  Joe Aillet Stadium  Ruston, La.
 Sept. 21  at Kansas  Memorial Stadium  Lawrence, Kan.
 Sept. 28  vs. Army (Heart of Dallas Kickoff Classic)  Cotton Bowl  Dallas, Texas
 Oct. 5  at UTEP  Sun Bowl  El Paso, Texas
 Oct. 12  Bye  -  -
 Oct. 19  North Texas  Joe Aillet Stadium  Ruston, La.
 Oct. 26  at FIU  Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium  Miami, Fla.
 Nov. 2  Bye  -  -
 Nov. 9  Southern Miss  Joe Aillet Stadium  Ruston, La.
 Nov. 16  at Rice  Rice Stadium  Houston, Texas
 Nov. 23  Tulsa  Joe Aillet Stadium  Ruston, La.
 Nov. 30  at UTSA  Alamodome  San Antonio, Texas
 Dec. 7  Conference USA Championship Game  TBD  TBD

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA announced Wednesday that Louisiana Tech's 2013 league game against Tulane has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 12 to accommodate a national television broadcast. The game time and network will be announced at a later date.

The match-up between the Bulldogs and the Green Wave will mark Louisiana Tech's first league game as a member of Conference USA. The school will officially make the move to C-USA in all sports on July 1, 2013.

Both Louisiana Tech and Tulane have home games on the preceding Saturday giving both teams equal preparation time for the Thursday contest.

Additional date changes to accommodate television do remain a possibility and details of such games will be announced as soon as possible.

Conference USA's 17th football season will begin on Thursday, Aug. 29 with Louisiana Tech opening its first season in C-USA on Saturday, Aug. 31 at North Carolina State. The league's ninth annual football championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7.

Bulldog fans wanting to claim their season tickets for the 2013 season - the inaugural season in Conference USA and under the direction of new head coach Skip Holtz - can do so by placing a $50 non-refundable deposit down now. For more information, please contact the LA Tech Ticket Office at 318-257-3631, by emailing TechTickets@LATech.edu or by visiting www.LATechSports.com.

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