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ULM ticket office encouraging bowl game orders

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MONROE, LA. (KNOE 8 News) - The ULM Warhawks will face the Ohio University Bobcats in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport on Dec. 28.

For ticket purchases, the ULM ticket office is urging everyone to purchase their tickets through the university ticket office.

The office said that by doing so, all the revenue from the ticket purchases stays with the university and its athletics department as opposed to going to an outside source.

In some bowl games, universities have lost money trying to take their team to the game.

According to a past Bloomberg report, in the 2009 St. Petersburg Bowl, the Big East Conference received $400,000 for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to play in the bowl.

Bloomberg said it cost Rutgers $1.14 million to attend.

To make sure ULM's expenses don't exceed the school's payout, the ULM ticket office hopes everyone will keep their ticket money with the university and order through the ticket office.

You can call the ticket office at (318) 342-3856.

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