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Tennessee Tech to visit Wisconsin, play six at home

Cookeville, TN (Sports Network) - Tennessee Tech football will visit the University of Wisconsin and play six home games as part of a 12-game schedule this year.

The Golden Eagles will open the season by hosting NAIA member Cumberland on Aug. 29.

The following week they will go to Madison to take on Big Ten power Wisconsin on Sept. 7.

Tennessee Tech's other home games will be against Indiana State (Sept. 28) from the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Ohio Valley Conference opponents Tennessee State (Sept. 21), UT Martin (Oct. 10), Jacksonville State (Oct. 26) and Austin Peay (Nov. 23).

The Golden Eagles finished with a 3-8 record, including 1-7 in the OVC, under coach Watson Brown last season.

2013 Tennessee Tech Football Schedule

All Times ET

Aug. 29, Cumberland, 8 p.m.

Sept. 7, at Wisconsin, TBA

Sept. 14, at Hampton, 6 p.m.

Sept. 21, Tennessee State*, 8 p.m.

Sept. 28, Indiana State, 8 p.m.

Oct. 5, at Murray State*, TBA

Oct. 10, UT Martin*, 8 p.m.

Oct. 19, at Eastern Kentucky*, 3 p.m.

Oct. 26, Jacksonville State* (Homecoming), 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 2, at Eastern Illinois*, 1 p.m.

Nov. 9, at Southeast Missouri State*, 2 p.m.

Nov. 23, Austin Peay*, 2:30 p.m.

* - Ohio Valley Conference game

04/05 11:25:49 ET

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