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Game between South Carolina, Marshall canceled due to Hurricane Florence

The student section in the north stands of Williams-Brice Stadium comes alive after a South Carolina touchdown against Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 in Columbia, S.C. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA) The student section in the north stands of Williams-Brice Stadium comes alive after a South Carolina touchdown against Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 in Columbia, S.C. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

With Hurricane Florence making its way towards South Carolina, the game between USC and Marshall has been canceled.

"Whether or not the game could have been played, we made the decision we think is best for the state and those who are evacuating the coast," said Gamecock Athletics Director Ray Tanner. "There is no question this is the right thing to do and the decision was supported by President Pastides, Coach Muschamp, our Board members and myself."

Officials have confirmed refunds will be issued for tickets from the Marshall game. 

The Gamecocks will look for a chance to play a 12th game later this season. South Carolina will return to action at Vanderbilt on Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.

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