Live This Week: Sept. 7, 2019

The opening weekend of college football was a blast, and this weekend will be just as fun as UMass opens up their home schedule, six CAA games go down, and the SIAC slate begins with two games.

Southern Illinois (0-1) vs. UMass (0-1)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 3:30 PM ET  | Where: Amherst, MA

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

UMass opens their 2019 home slate by welcoming FCS foe Southern Illinois to town. The Minutemen and Salukis will each be looking for their first win of the season in Amherst. 

Saint Francis (1-0) vs. #2 James Madison (0-1)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 6 PM ET  | Where: Harrisonburg, VA

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Fresh off a near-upset of West Virginia, the Dukes return to Bridgeforth Stadium for a non-conference matchup with Saint Francis, who opened the season with a win over Lehigh. 

Bryant (0-1) vs. UAlbany (0-1)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 7 PM ET  | Where: Albany, NY

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

For the second consecutive week, Bryant will have a road game. Last Thursday the Bulldogs fell to Stony Brook and this Saturday night will again return to New York when they square off with Albany. 

The Citadel (0-1) vs. Elon (0-1)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 2 PM ET  | Where: Elon, NC

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Much like Bryant, The Citadel opens their season with two CAA opponents. Last Saturday they pushed preseason top 15 Towson to the brink and now must travel to Elon, who is coming off a heartbreaking buzzer-beating loss to NC A&T. 

Lehigh (0-1) vs. Villanova (1-0)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 6 PM ET  | Where: Villanova, PA

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Fresh off a week zero win over previously ranked Colgate, Villanova looks to win their eighth straight game against in-state rival Lehigh. 

North Carolina Central (0-1) vs. #9 Towson (1-0)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 6 PM ET  | Where: Towson, MD

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Towson opens the 2019 season at Johnny Unitas Stadium with a visit from North Carolina Central. 

#21 Delaware (1-0) vs. Rhode Island (0-1)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 7 PM ET  | Where: Kingston, RI

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

The only CAA game of the week will be a dandy. Rhode Island will play under the lights at Meade Stadium for the first time in 30 years on brand-new turf when Delaware comes to town Saturday night.

Miles College (0-0) vs. Fort Valley State (0-0)

Date: Sept. 7 | Time: 6 PM ET  | Where: Fort Valley, GA

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Rivals Miles College and Fort Valley State open their 2019 seasons with a SIAC battle.  

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The Playoffs Begin Early In The CAA

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire vs JMU

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Upset-Minded Tribe Will Look To Spoil Towson's Postseason Chances

All-Access: Towson

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With Lessons Learned, Villanova's Drew Wiley Is Ready For A Playoff Run


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Five years of hard work came to a head for Drew Wiley and his Villanova teammates in Week 11 against Richmond. 

Ben DiNucci's Turbulent Ascent Wasn't Easy, But It Was Worth It

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire vs JMU

Ben DiNucci’s current place quarterbacking a national championship contender wasn’t guaranteed – not as a middle schooler when he first took up the game, nor just a few years ago. 

The Stakes Are Clear For UNH, UAlbany: Winner Stays Alive

New Hampshire interim head coach Ricky Santos wasn’t exaggerating when he called Saturday’s contest at Albany a playoff game.