FIU Versus UCF Football Game Moved to Friday, Sept. 6; To Air on CBS Sports Network
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6/5/2013 2:05:00 PM

IRVING, Texas (June 5, 2013) – The FIU football game versus the UCF Knights has been moved to Friday, Sept. 6, and will air on CBS Sports Network, Conference USA announced today. Game time is set for 8:00 p.m.

The home-opener is the first of five televised games, as part of the league’s current TV agreement. Below is a listing of those games.

Friday, Sept. 6; UCF at FIU (CBS SN); 8 p.m. ET
Saturday, Oct. 5; FIU at Southern Miss (CSS); TBA
Saturday, Oct. 12; UAB at FIU (CSS); TBA
Saturday, Nov. 23; Marshall at FIU (FOX); TBA
Friday, Nov. 29; FIU at FAU (FOX); 3 p.m. ET

Additional game times and network coverage will be announced at a later date. Conference USA’s national television partners are Fox Sports Media Group and CBS Sports Network for regular season games.  The league’s ninth annual Championship Game, pitting the champions of the East and West Divisions, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 and will be televised by ESPN or ESPN 2.

The Panthers’ season-opener at Maryland will also be broadcast as part of the ACC Regional Sports Network and can been seen on ESPN3. Game time is set for 12:30 p.m.

FIU fans have a good possibility in seeing five of FIU’s first six games, and seven overall regular season games, televised in 2013 as non-conference opponent Louisville (American) is still finalizing home television arrangements.

Also announced on Wednesday is the game time for the Sept. 14 contest versus Bethune-Cookman. FIU will host the Wildcats at 6 p.m.

A full schedule can be found at www.FIUSports.com. Game times could be announced a minimum of 12 days out and will be posted at www.FIUSports.com.

2013 FIU Football Schedule
Aug. 31 at Maryland (ESPN3); 12:30 p.m.
Sept. 6    UCF (CBS SN); 8 p.m.
Sept. 14 BETHUNE-COOKMAN; 6 p.m.
Sept. 21 at Louisville    
Oct. 5 at Southern Miss* (CSS)
Oct. 12 UAB* [HOMECOMING] (CSS)
Oct. 26 LOUISIANA TECH*
Nov. 2 EAST CAROLINA*
Nov. 9 at Middle Tennessee*
Nov. 16 at UTEP*
Nov. 23 MARSHALL* (FOX)
Nov. 29 at Florida Atlantic* (FOX); 3 p.m.
* denotes Conference USA Games
 Home games at Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium are capitalized;


FIU fans can enjoy a great football schedule with a purchase or renewal of season tickets. 2013 season ticket information is currently available at FIUSports.com, and can be purchased or renewed by calling the FIU Athletics Ticket Office at (305) 348-GAME.

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About FIU Athletics: FIU Athletics is home to more than 400 student-athletes in 18 different sports. Athletic events are played in seven different venues on FIU's campuses (Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay), including U.S. Century Bank Arena and Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium.

About FIU: Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls nearly 48,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 140,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

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