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NCAA Soccer: Division champs LSU and Purdue face off in Cheez-It Citrus Bowl – SportsPageMagazine.com


Division champions from the SEC and Massive 10 conferences sq. of at 1 p.m. ET Monday, Jan. 2, within the 2023 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl at Tenting World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

SEC West Division champion LSU Tigers (9-4), ranked No. 17, will tackle Massive Ten West Division champion Purdue Boilermakers (8-5) within the sport nationally televised by ABC. Will probably be the first-ever assembly between the 2 storied packages.

LSU is making its sixth Citrus Bowl look, tied for many of any FBS program, and first beneath new head coach Brian Kelly, who came visiting from Notre Dame this season. The Tigers are 2-3 all-time on the Citrus Bowl, together with their most up-to-date visits, back-to-back appearances following the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Sarcastically, the Tigers’ newest journey to the Citrus Bowl resulted in a 21-17 loss to Kelly’s Notre Dame group.

The Tigers finish their 2022 season at Tenting World Stadium and as well as will open the 2023 schedule on the identical website after they face Florida State within the Tenting World Kickoff, subsequent September.

Purdue is coming off its first-ever Massive Ten championship sport look. The Boilermakers are making their second Citrus Bowl, having taken on Georgia within the 2004 Capital One Bowl, and third Orlando bowl, together with a visit to the 2006 Champs Sports activities Bowl towards Maryland.

The Boilermakers are searching for their first victory in Orlando bowl video games. They are going to be led by interim head coach Brian Brohm, who’s stepping in for his brother, Jeff Brohm, who has accepted the job as head coach at Louisville, his alma mater.

Brohm was 36-34 in six seasons at Purdue and led the Boilermakers to 4 bowl appearances. Brian Brohm is Purdue’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Tickets for the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl can be found through Ticketmaster. Premium seating and extra provides could be discovered on the Tickets web page. Teams of 10 or extra might name the Florida Citrus Sports activities places of work at 407.423.2476.

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