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Marshall to host Purdue in 2015 season opener

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Marshall University will open the 2015 football season at home against Purdue.

Purdue originally was set to make its first trip to Huntington in 2017 as part of a home-and-home series. The game is now set for Sept. 15, 2015.

Marshall athletics director Mike Hamrick announced the schedule change Monday in a news release.

Marshall will travel to West Lafayette, Ind., on Sept. 29, 2012.

Purdue is will be the first Big Ten team to play in Huntington. The Thundering Herd has never played the Boilermakers in football.

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