CFB team moves kickoff time in effort to avoid Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian continued it’s trek on Thursday, bringing rain and flooding to many parts of Florida.
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As it continued it’s path north through the Georgia coast, another game has moved kickoff time to try and avoid Ian’s impact. It was reported on Thursday that the Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina game scheduled for 4 p.m. ET Saturday was moved to a 7 p.m. ET kickoff.
The Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina game scheduled for 4 p.m. ET Saturday has been moved to a 7 p.m. ET kickoff due to the potential impact of Hurricane Ian.
— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) September 29, 2022
The game is set to be played in Myrtle Beach, which could potentially be impacted by Ian with rain and high winds being forecasted. Both universities and the Sun Belt conference agreed to move the kick-off time out of an abundance of caution, and in the interest of team travel safety.
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The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are looking to become three-peat champions in the series, having won out over the Eagles in 2020 and 2021. They join James Madison as the only Group of 5 teams that are still undefeated.