Conference USA Football was back in action this weekend. Here’s the latest from the teams on the gridiron in Week 13.
|Team||Week 13||Result||Record||Bowl Eligible|
|Charlotte||vs LA Tech||—||3-9||No|
|FAU||vs WKU||L, 32-31 (OT)||5-7||No|
|FIU||vs MTSU||L, 33-28||4-8||No|
|LA Tech||vs UAB||L, 37-27||3-9||No|
|MTSU||at FIU||W, 33-28||7-5||Yes|
|North Texas||vs Rice||W, 21-17||7-5||Yes|
|Rice||at North Texas||L, 21-17||5-7||Yes|
|UAB||at LA Tech||W, 37-27||6-6||Yes|
|UTEP||at UTSA||L, 34-31||5-7||No|
|UTSA||vs UTEP||W, 34-31||10-2||Yes|
|WKU||at FAU||W, 32-31 (OT)||8-5||Yes|
Notable Week 13 results – Standings
Six go bowling
UAB clinched a bowl berth with a win on Saturday, downing Louisiana Tech in their final game of the regular season. They’ve already announced they are heading to the Bahamas Bowl. Rice was the second C-USA squad to secure bowl eligibility, although they did so in defeat, becoming the highest-rated remaining five-win team by APR. It’ll be the Owls’ first bowl invitation since 2014.
Another coaching change
In the hours following Florida Atlantic’s loss to Western Kentucky, Willie Taggart was out.
Statement from FAU Athleticshttps://t.co/rQQKQF6WZI
— FAU Football (@FAUFootball) November 27, 2022
It’s the second coaching change of the season following Will Healy’s dismissal from Charlotte earlier this fall.
North Texas clinched a spot in the Conference USA Championship Game with a home win over Rice on Saturday. The Mean Green will get a rematch with UTSA, which came from behind to beat the Mean Grene earlier this season. The Roadrunners sit at 10-2 with a chance to finish the season an unprecedented 12-2 should they beat North Texas and win a bowl game. Jeff Traylor has things rolling in San Antonio.
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