Bayou Bucket Set for Early Kickoff

May 31, 2018

by Chuck Pool ( -

Rice and Houston will have an early morning start to their next battle for the Bayou Bucket as CBS Sports Network has set an 11 a.m. kickoff time for the game between the Owls and Cougars on September 1 at Rice Stadium.

This year’s game will be the 42nd meeting between the two schools and the first at Rice Stadium since 2010 when the Owls captured the Bayou Bucket trophy with a 34-31 win.

Kickoff times for the remaining home games for the Owls in 2018, including the season opener with Prairie View A&M on August 25 which will mark the debut of Mike Bloomgren as the Owls head coach, will be announced next week.

Season tickets for the 2018 campaign featuring six home games start at $100 and are available online or by calling the Rice Athletics Ticket Office at (713) 348-OWLS. For additional ticket and game day information for the 2018 football season, please visit the football ticket page.





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