Remaining Marshall Football Start Times, Broadcast Outlets Determined
Thundering Herd kicks off September 1 at Miami (Ohio)
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The start times and broadcast outlets for the eight remaining Marshall Football contests were announced Thursday by the Conference USA office.
The 2018 home opener will be on September 8 at 6:30 p.m. when the Thundering Herd hosts Eastern Kentucky in a contest that will air on ESPN+.
The Thundering Herd will open league play at WKU on September 29 in a game that will start at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT and will air on Stadium, the same network that will broadcast Marshall's October 13 game at Old Dominion at 3:30 p.m.
Marshall's October 20 home date with Florida Atlantic will be the first of four appearances on Facebook. The Thundering Herd will battle the C-USA defending champions at 2:30 p.m. in a contest that will also air on CBS Sports Network.
The November 3 road game at Southern Miss (3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT), November 17 home date with UTSA (2:30 p.m.) and November 24 regular season finale at FIU (12 p.m.) will all air on both Stadium and Facebook.
Between those dates, the Thundering Herd will also host Charlotte on November 10 at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN+.
Broadcast information and start times for the other four games were announced last week: http://www.herdzone.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/053118aab.html.
The 2018 C-USA Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 1 will air on CBS Sports Network at a time to be determined.
ESPN is scheduled to carry all six of C-USA's bowl games in which it has a guaranteed selection.
The C-USA office also announced a new multi-year contract with ESPN Thursday that will triple the network's inventory of league events to more than 175 broadcasts that will air on either ESPN3 or ESPN+ during the 2018-19 school year. More information on that announcement may be found here: http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/conferenceusa.com/documents/2018/6/7/ESPN_Release.pdf?id=12330.
Marshall's full 2018 schedule is below.
Sept. 1 at Miami (Ohio), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Sept. 8 EASTERN KENTUCKY, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Sept. 15 at South Carolina, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Sept. 22 NC STATE, 7 p.m. (CBSSN)
Sept. 29 at WKU*, 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT (Stadium)
Oct. 5 MIDDLE TENNESSEE, 7:30 p.m. (CBSSN)*
Oct. 13 at Old Dominion*, 3:30 p.m. (Stadium)
Oct. 20 FLORIDA ATLANTIC*, 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN/Facebook)
Oct. 27 Bye
Nov. 3 at Southern Miss*, 3 p.m./2 p.m. CT (Stadium/Facebook)
Nov. 10 CHARLOTTE*, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Nov. 17 UTSA*, 2:30 p.m. (Stadium/Facebook)
Nov. 24 at FIU*, 12 p.m. (Stadium/Facebook)
*Conference USA game