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Wave to play final season in Superdome

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane's 2013 football schedule will feature contests against six 2012 bowl teams, six home games and a trip to New York to battle Syracuse.

Director of Athletics Rick Dickson said in a news release Tuesday Tulane will set sail on a historical season in 2013 that will feature several milestones, including the Green Wave's final campaign as a Conference USA member and its final season in the Superdome.

Tulane is set to become a member of the Big East Conference, beginning with the 2014-15 season. The Superdome has been home to Tulane football since it opened in 1975 and the Wave will play its 39th and final season in the dome in 2013.

Next season, Tulane will move into its new on-campus, state-of-the-art facility, Yulman Stadium, which will mark its first game on campus in 40 years. Tulane will open its football season on Aug. 31 against Jackson State at the Superdome.

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