FIU to play Temple Owls in Gasparilla Bowl Dec. 21

FIU is headed to St. Petersburg, Florida.

Bowl officials announced that the FIU Panthers will play in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl versus the Temple Owls in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Thursday, Dec. 21. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.

This is the first time in six years that FIU will play in a bowl game. In making the announcement, FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote, “Please join me in thanking Coach Butch Davis for the incredible job he did in leading our student-athletes to tie the best record in FIU football history.”

All members of the FIU family are being urged to purchase their bowl tickets through FIU Athletics.

Ordering tickets through FIU Athletics ensures that you will sit and enjoy the game alongside other FIU fans, friends and family in FIU’s designated sections. While tickets can be purchased through other methods, it benefits you and FIU to purchase tickets directly through the FIU Athletics Ticket Office.

Please visit Bowl Game Central for up-to-the-minute information, including ticket prices and information about attending the game.

For more information, please call (305) FIU-GAME.