April 15, 2014
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane football's inaugural game as a member of the American Athletic Conference has been moved up two days and will now be played on Thursday, August 28 on the road at Tulsa. The game was originally slated for Saturday, Aug. 30. Television coverage and kickoff time will each be announced at a later date.
Tulane and Tulsa are each entering their first season in The American and the Aug. 28 contest from H.A. Chapman Stadium will serve as the only league game during the first three weeks of the 2014 season.
With the Tulsa game moved to Thursday night, the Green Wave now has two week night games this season. Tulane will host Cincinnati at Yulman Stadium on Friday, Oct. 31 in front of a nationally-televised audience on ESPN2/ESPNU.
Tulane and Tulsa first met in New Orleans in 1968 and faced off as members of Conference USA from 2005-13. The Green Wave topped the Golden Hurricane in last year's meeting, 14-7.
Season tickets for Tulane's inaugural season in Yulman Stadium are on sale. The Green Wave will play six games at its new on-campus facility, including Georgia Tech on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Fans can purchase tickets online at www.YulmanStadium.com, or visit the Tulane Team Shop Ticket Office in the Wilson Center, which is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call 504-861-WAVE (9283).
All ticket orders and Tulane Athletic Fund donations made by May 15, 2014 will have priority on seat selections. Seating will be based upon Loyalty Point totals (minimum $75 annual gift to activate points). Seating will take place in July. All 2013 season ticket holders, and those who took part in the reserve your seat campaign, are guaranteed seats in Yulman Stadium if ordered by May 15.
Fans can follow the Tulane football program on Twitter (@GreenWaveFB) or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TulaneFootball.