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C-USA leaves non-conference football games at school discretion


Conference USA teams will play their originally scheduled eight conference games this football season, the league announced on Friday. It said each team’s non-conference games are at the discretion of each school. The C-USA Championship remains scheduled for Dec. 5 although that date may change if the conference needs to reschedule regular season games.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: Rice coach Mike Bloomgren, shown last year against Louisiana Tech, is limited to meeting with his players on video apps these days because of the coronavirus.© Eric Christian Smith / Contributor

Rice coach Mike Bloomgren, shown last year against Louisiana Tech, is limited to meeting with his players on video apps these days because of the coronavirus.

The league’s decision represents a shift from Power Five conferences, which have pared down or eliminated their schools’ non-conference schedules in recent weeks. Rice’s game against LSU was canceled last week.

The SEC joined the Big Ten and Pac-12 after it released its altered league schedule this week. Rice director of athletics Joe Karlgaard has said replacing the LSU game is not a priority for him.

Rice will open the season at the University of Houston on Sept. 3. Its non-conference schedule also includes Army (Sept. 12) and Lamar (Sept. 26). The Owls conference schedule begins on Oct. 3 against Marshall.

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