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Old Feb 19, 2013, 04:51 PM   #1
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The University of Nebraska and University of Iowa athletic departments, in conjunction with the Big Ten Conference, announced Tuesday afternoon that the men's basketball game between Iowa and Nebraska scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, has been moved to Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. (Central) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

The move was prompted by the winter storm expected to hit the upper Midwest on Wednesday and Thursday, and was announced in advance for the safety of student-athletes, fans and game-day personnel. Saturday's date was available for both teams, as Thursday's scheduled matchup was the only game of the week for both Iowa and Nebraska.

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Old Feb 19, 2013, 05:00 PM   #2
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We're next, just saying. Iowa's campus is not very far from ours; if there's a "giant snowstorm" that will hit the state of Iowa, you can pretty much guarantee that same bad weather will travel over here.

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Old Feb 19, 2013, 05:06 PM   #3
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except that we have a game already this weekend. wonder what they will do...
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 05:09 PM   #4
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We're next, just saying. Iowa's campus is not very far from ours; if there's a "giant snowstorm" that will hit the state of Iowa, you can pretty much guarantee that same bad weather will travel over here.
But we have a Sunday game. Iowa and Nebraska did not have a scheduled this weekend.
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 05:10 PM   #5
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except that we have a game already this weekend. wonder what they will do...
After the Michigan game and before the Nebraska game we have the whole week off (6 days in between games). I assume they'd move it to next week? Who knows for sure. I was just assuming that if the same weather hits here, they'll obviously have to cancel this one too.

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Old Feb 19, 2013, 05:28 PM   #6
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We're next, just saying. Iowa's campus is not very far from ours; if there's a "giant snowstorm" that will hit the state of Iowa, you can pretty much guarantee that same bad weather will travel over here.
Current Champaign forecasts are for 2-4 inches of snow starting late afternoon into the night. Not exactly a blizzard.
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 06:28 PM   #7
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Eh, just give us the win.
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 06:42 PM   #8
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Current Champaign forecasts are for 2-4 inches of snow starting late afternoon into the night. Not exactly a blizzard.
But enough to throw snowballs at the PSU players while they shoot freethrows...oh, wait...that's only allowed on field goal attempts.
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 06:52 PM   #9
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ESPN2 originally had this game scheduled for their 9 ET slot. Wonder what they'll put there now. Oh well. Let the mothership of all sports worry about that one. :rolleyes:

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Old Feb 19, 2013, 07:11 PM   #10
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They are calling for snow/sleet/freezing rain in StL area Thurs. Looks like north of StL it's all snow, so Chambana might be okay.
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 02:14 AM   #11
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Hmmmm, the game is not for a couple days. When has the B1G ever cancelled a game like this? You'd think it would happen more often. Cuz you know, the weathermen's predictions are always spot on! :rolleyes:
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 10:24 AM   #12
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Eh, just give us the win.
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 04:02 PM   #13
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I don't think the storm is west to east.
I think it is south west to north east so Iowa will get hit harder and Champaign.
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 04:16 PM   #14
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I don't think the storm is west to east.
I think it is south west to north east so Iowa will get hit harder and Champaign.
Was the game scheduled for UNL or Iowa?
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 04:25 PM   #15
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Was the game scheduled for UNL or Iowa?
sorry UNL. I knew that when I typed this. forgot to fix it before I posted.
I usually don't pay as much attention to the weather west of IA.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 12:57 AM   #16
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Well the storm just passed through Arizona today heading Northeast. We had snow in the Southern part of the state in Tucson, and the Northern part of the State in Flagstaff, and a few inches in North Phoenix, Scottsdale area, the central part of the State along with some hail. Let's see how it holds up as it moves East.
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