2013 NEW ORLEANS BOWL GAME INFO:
Date: December 21, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Teams: Sun Belt vs. C-USA
2012 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Game Recap:
Louisiana Lafayette took control of the game early jumping ahead of the Pirates 14-0 by the start of the second quarter. With only three minutes left in the second quarter East Carolina added two touchdowns to cut the Cajuns lead down to ten. In the second half of the New Orleans Bowl the Pirates found a way to tie the game but could not keep ULL from taking the lead back in the fourth quarter to win 43-34.
NEW ORLEANS BOWL GAME INFO:
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Previous Name: Wyndham New Orleans Bowl
Notable MVPs: Danny Wimprine, Michael Boley, Shawn Nelson
Recent New Orleans Bowl Games:
The New Orleans Bowl is an annual postseason college football bowl game played in New Orleans, Louisiana. The game is officially known as the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. In operation since 2002, the game has also been called the Wyndham New Orleans Bowl. Originally the bowl was intended to be a showcase of the champions of the Sun Belt Conference versus an at-large opponent. The game now features the champion of the Sun Belt Conference and a team from the Conference-USA. The 2006 New Orleans Bowl saw Troy upset the Rice Owls 41-17, forcing five turnovers and dominating the game.
The New Orleans Bowl is played annually at the Superdome in New Orleans. Because of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the game that year was moved to Lafayette and played at Cajun Field on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. The following year, on December 22nd, the game would return to the New Orleans. The Louisiana Superdome in downtown New Orleans is the largest fixed dome structure in the world, and has a capacity of nearly 70,000. Buy New Orleans Bowl tickets and experience the action of a college bowl game and the excitement of the Big Easy!
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