It will also be the last Conference USA meetings with Houston, Memphis and Central Florida, as they all exit for the Big East following the 2013 season.
Marshall starts its season in Tampa, Fla., during the USF-DeMarini Tournament Feb. 8-10 against Michigan and South Florida.
WVSA COACHING COURSE: The West Virginia Soccer Association will hold a U.S. Youth Soccer "D" license coaching course Jan. 11-13 and Jan. 25-27 in Huntington.
Candidates will need to pass written tests and a practical coaching test on the last day of the course.
The cost is $150 and participants must have already obtained an "E" license. For more information, call 304-252-9872 ext. 301, or visit www.wvsoccer.net.
HOLIDAY BENEFITS: The Remember The Miners 2nd Annual Bob Huggins Tailgate presented by Little General will be held Dec. 4 at the Moose Lodge in Charleston at 7 p.m.
The event will also serve as a canned food and toy drive for the Southern West Virginia Christmas Outreach Program. Guests are encouraged to bring items to donate. To purchase tickets, contact Cam Payne at ...@remembertheminers.org.
Fans are encouraged bring canned goods to the Cam Henderson Center for Thursday's game against Morehead State and Saturday's game against UNC Wilmington. For every can donated, one half-price general admission ticket may be purchased.