HICKORY, N.C. - Kickoff has been set for 2 p.m. for No. 24 Carson-Newman football's second round playoff game at sixth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne.
The Eagles and Bears will match wits in the NCAA playoffs for the third time ever. C-N knocked L-R out in the second round of the playoffs in 2012, 38-35, before Lenoir-Rhyne prevailed in Hickory in 2013, 27-20.
Additionally, tickets can be purchased for the game at lrbears.com/tickets. General admission tickets are 5 dollars, while students, seniors and children can gain admittance for 3 dollars.
Tickets will be on sale Monday through Wednesday and also Friday by phone at 828-328-7116 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day. Tickets can also be bought at the gate on the day of the game.
Carson-Newman knocked off previously unbeaten Bowie State 17-9 in the opening round, while Lenoir-Rhyne prevailed over Miles 36-7.
Coverage of the game will be available on the Eagle Sports Network one hour prior to kickoff with the AEC Tailgate Show on Joy 620 (WRJZ-AM, Knoxville) and online at cneagles.com/live.