C-USA Announces Agreement with Independence Bowl
In this agreement, C-USA is guaranteed to send a team to the Shreveport, Louisiana-based bowl in 2021 and 2025. The C-USA representative is scheduled to face BYU in both the 2021 and 2025 seasons. The Independence Bowl also holds agreements with the Pac-12, American Athletic Conference and Army West Point during the six years.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with this outstanding bowl in future years,” said C-USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod. “The Independence Bowl fits very well in our conference’s geographic footprint and they will do a great job hosting our teams, schools and their fans.”
Current C-USA teams have made nine total appearances in the Independence Bowl. Louisiana Tech has appeared five times, posting a 3-1-1 record, including a 14-0 win over Miami this past December; Southern Miss has played three times with a 2-1 mark; and UTEP has appeared in the game once, losing to Southern Miss in 1988.
Additional future bowl agreements for 2020-2025 are expected to be announced soon. Conference USA is guaranteed seven bowl appearances in each of year of the new cycle.
Conference USA Media Relations