BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech-Western Carolina football game on Sept. 7 will kick off at 1:30 p.m., as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference office on Thursday. The game, which will be played in Blacksburg, will be televised on ESPN3.
The game will mark the first ever between the two schools.
Tech opens the 2013 season on Aug. 31 when it takes on Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The kickoff time for that game is 5:30 p.m.
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