Mobile, Alabama – (October 30, 2020) ESPN and representatives from the LendingTree Bowl announced the 22nd annual LendingTree Bowl will be played Saturday, December 26th, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. (CT) in Mobile, Ala.
The game will feature a team from the Sun Belt Conference and a team from the ESPN group of eligible bowl game participants and will be televised nationally on ESPN.
Last year’s LendingTree Bowl featured University of Louisiana junior quarterback Levi Lewis who accounted for 308 total yards and two touchdowns leading the Ragin’ Cajuns to a 27-17 win over Miami University in the January 2020 game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile.
This year’s LendingTree Bowl marks 22 consecutive years for the game. The bowl continues the tradition of having a great partnerships with the city, title sponsor, conferences and the schools featured in the game.
“LendingTree is excited to once again serve as the title sponsor of the LendingTree Bowl in Mobile, Alabama,” said Doug Lebda, founder and CEO of LendingTree. “This has been an unprecedented year for all Americans, and LendingTree remains committed to helping consumers save money and make smarter financial decisions. We also know that sports and college football in particular help to foster a sense of community and provide excitement for fans in an otherwise difficult year. We’re looking forward to once again being part of that excitement in December.”
“Our relationship with LendingTree continues to grow and mature and we are pleased to have them continue to be a part of our game. We have had many memorable games as evidenced by the games that have become instant classics on ESPN,” said Jerry Silverstein, LendingTree Bowl President. “Fans, student athletes, alumni, and coaches continue to rave about their experience in Mobile. In the challenging times of 2020, without the great support we receive from of the City of Mobile, the County, LendingTree and the conferences, hosting the game would not be possible.”
For more information about the LendingTree Bowl, ticket information and more, visit lendingtreebowl.com, or call the LendingTree Bowl office at 251-635-0011. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the LendingTree Bowl
The Mobile Alabama based bowl game was founded in 1999 and has built a reputation of fielding some of the most competitive and exciting games of the bowl season, including record-breaking performances by future NFL standouts. The LendingTree Bowl is committed to showcasing the city of Mobile, providing educational and athletic opportunities to the community, and providing a cultural and exceptional bowl experience to collegiate student-athletes, administrators and fans.
About LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE) is the nation’s leading online marketplace that connects consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for financial services the same way they would shop for airline tickets or hotel stays, by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of over 500 partners in one simple search and choosing the option that best fits their financial needs. Services include mortgage loans, mortgage refinances, auto loans, personal loans, business loans, student refinances, credit cards, insurance and more. Through the My LendingTree platform, consumers receive free credit scores, credit monitoring and recommendations to improve credit health. My LendingTree proactively compares consumers’ credit accounts against offers on our network and notifies consumers when there is an opportunity to save money. In short, LendingTree’s purpose is to help simplify financial decisions for life’s meaningful moments through choice, education and support. LendingTree, Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please visit www.lendingtree.com.