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WVU-N.C. State Football Game Cancelled as Hurricane Florence Approaches U.S. East Coast


North Carolina State’s home game against No. 14 West Virginia won’t take place Saturday with Hurricane Florence approaching the state.

The schools announced the change Tuesday afternoon, citing the “increasing likelihood of severe and unsafe conditions.” The school said the decision came after discussions with West Virginia, the Atlantic Coast Conference and emergency management officials.

It’s unclear if the game can be rescheduled after Hurricane Florence, if at all.

North Carolina State’s open weekend is Oct. 13, but West Virginia is playing at Iowa State that day. The Mountaineers’ open weekend comes Oct. 20 while the Wolfpack travels to No. 2 Clemson.

The other option is the weekend of Dec. 1, though that could conflict with conference championship games.