IRVING, Texas – Nine of 12 start times for the 2012 Marshall football season have been set with Thursday’s release of Conference USA’s composite television schedule.
All of the games are on Saturdays, except a Friday, Nov. 23 regular-season finale at East Carolina.
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CBS Sports Network (channel 14 on Huntington's Comcast) will have four Marshall C-USA telecast games -- twice at home, twice on the road -- including three consecutive games in October.
Marshall will host Tulsa at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on Oct. 6; travel to Southern Mississippi on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Eastern (6 p.m. CT in Hattiesburg, Miss.) and return home to face UCF in the only scheduled 8 p.m. Eastern start time on Oct. 27.
CBSSN will also carry the Herd’s date at East Carolina on Friday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern in Greenville, N.C.
This season marks the eighth year of C-USA's partnership with CBS Sports Network that includes significant national and regional exposure for football, men's and women's basketball and other C-USA sports.
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) is the 24-hour cable destination of CBS Sports. Available to more than 99 million homes nationwide, CBS Sports Network covers more than 340 live games annually, showcasing 30 men's and women's sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows and original programming.
2012 Marshall Football Schedule
Sept. 1 at West Virginia-TBA
Sept. 8 WESTERN CAROLINA-6:30 p.m. ET
Sept. 15 OHIO-6:30 p.m. ET
Sept. 22 at Rice*-4:30 p.m. ET (CSS)
Sept. 29 at Purdue-TBA
Oct. 6 TULSA*-3:30 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
Oct. 20 at Southern Miss*-7 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
Oct. 27 UCF*-8 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
Nov. 3 MEMPHIS*-TBA
Nov. 10 at UAB*-4:30 p.m. ET (CSS)
Nov. 17 HOUSTON*-noon ET (CSS)
Nov. 23 at East Carolina*-2 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
All times subject to change
Home games are in BOLD CAPS
*- denotes a C-USA game.
Woody Woodrum, HI Sr. Editor and Marshall SID added to this story