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C-USA Announces TV Network, Game Time for Football Season Opener vs. Kentucky

April 6, 2017

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Conference USA announced the game time and television network for the 2017 Southern Miss football season opener versus Kentucky at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

The game, which is set for Saturday, Sept. 2, will kick off at 3 p.m., CT and be aired on the CBS Sports Network.

The Golden Eagles finished 7-6 under first-year coach Jay Hopson last season and captured the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl by defeating Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21.

Additional Conference USA football television exposures through other league television partners, as well as select non-conference road games that will air on other conferences television packages will be released as soon as they are finalized.

Season tickets for the upcoming football season can be purchased by going online at, by calling 1-800-844-TICK or by visiting the Pat Ferlise Ticket Office weekdays from 8 a.m., until 5 p.m.


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