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    Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    I'm up here in the tundra of north central Iowa and all the school are out and some of the main highways are closed because of zero visibility. What's it like in Ames?



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    It's just recently gotten bad up here. Snow and very windy, visibility beginning to decrease.

    Why does it have to almost always snow when ISU has a home game?



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    The snow is starting to pick up and its really windy here in West Des Moines.

    I'm sure they will play the game but attendance will suffer badly.



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    The radar shows a very thin storm... we haven't even seen the storm come through yet. It should clear up by mid afternoon, though.


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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    I go to highschool in DES moines and I'm on my iPhone. And my varsity basketball game got cancelled. And now I'm bummed out



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    they had better not cancel the isu game or I'll be so ticked off



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedefender View Post
    they had better not cancel the isu game or I'll be so ticked off
    I thought it was mandated by the conference that visiting teams are to be on site the night before a game so games aren't cancelled by travel conditions....or at least it would be rare. Someone correct me if they know otherwise but I think that is the rule.


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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    no if the others scools athletic director calls the home school they can postpone the game to a different day



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    I always thought that if the visiting team was in town already then the game would be played.



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    This isnt High School. The game will go on. As long as both teams are in Ames. We know the good guys are in town, not sure about Colorado.


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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    My bad I thought he was talkin to me



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    Colorado got here yesterday, so the game won't be cancelled.



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    isnt it a NCAA rule that the opposing team has to be in town 24 hours prior to the game played, barring weather conditions? ive heard that somewhere, but i was just curious what the truth is in that...



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckles View Post
    isnt it a NCAA rule that the opposing team has to be in town 24 hours prior to the game played, barring weather conditions? ive heard that somewhere, but i was just curious what the truth is in that...
    I don't think it's 24 hours, because there have been early Saturday games (11:00) where the team didn't get there until 4 or 5 on Friday...? I don't really know what the rule is though.



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    Re: Any news on the game, is it going to be played?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan13 View Post
    I don't think it's 24 hours, because there have been early Saturday games (11:00) where the team didn't get there until 4 or 5 on Friday...? I don't really know what the rule is though.
    There is a rule in place about it though, isn't there?



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