2009 Conference USA Football Championship Game

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2009 Conference USA Football Championship Game
Conference Championship
Conference USA Football Championship logo.png
1 2 3 4 Total
Houston 7 12 0 13 32
East Carolina 7 7 10 14 38
Date December 5, 2009
Season 2009
Stadium Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Location Greenville, North Carolina
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Conference USA Football Championship Game
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2009 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
East Carolina x$   7 1         9 5  
UCF   6 2         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         7 6  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston xy   6 2         10 4  
SMU x   6 2         8 5  
Tulsa   3 5         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         4 8  
Rice   2 6         2 10  
Tulane   1 7         3 9  
Championship: East Carolina 38, #18 Houston 32
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Conference USA Football Championship Game was played on December 5, 2009 between the East Carolina Pirates, the champion of Conference USA's East Division, and the West Division champion Houston Cougars at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina. The game kicked off at 12:00 pm EST and was televised by ESPN.

Game summary[edit]

Under conference rules, the game is held at the home field of the team with the best record in conference play; since East Carolina finished C-USA play at 7–1, better than Houston's 6–2, the game was held at the Pirates' home field, Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina.

Scoring summary[edit]

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