STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Mississippi State football team’s first road game of the 2017 season now officially has a start time.
MSU and Louisiana Tech will kick off at 6:30 p.m. CT on Sept. 9, Conference USA announced Thursday. CBS will broadcast the Week 2 matchup, which is set to take place in Joe Aillet Stadium (Ruston, La.).
These two teams last played each other in 2015, when MSU defeated Louisiana Tech 45-20 in Starkville. MSU also holds a 9-3 advantage against Louisiana Tech all-time.
Mississippi State opens the season at home against Charleston Southern on Sept. 2.
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