COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina announced it has closed campus and called off Thursday and Friday classes with the threat of Hurricane Matthew looming.
— U of South Carolina (@UofSC) October 5, 2016
The news come on the heels of the campus being closed and classes canceled Wednesday, which the school announced Tuesday.
Meanwhile, any possible changes to South Carolina’s Saturday game against Georgia are expected to be made later this week.
“A decision regarding Saturday’s football game against Georgia will be made later this week in consultation with state and local officials,” the school said in a statement.
DawgNation reported that the game could be moved to the Georgia Dome if it is not played in Columbia. Georgia Dome officials said they have had no discussions with UGA, USC or the SEC about the possibility of the game being played in Atlanta.
South Carolina’s volleyball match against Georgia on Friday was postponed, but has since been rescheduled and will be played in Athens, Ga., instead. The Bulldogs will come to Columbia on Nov. 6 to complete a trade of home matches. South Carolina also postponed its Friday equestrian match against Georgia and rescheduled it for 10 a.m. Sunday.
USC baseball has canceled its Friday and Saturday with scrimmages with Sunday up in the air.
Earlier Tuesday, South Carolina said it was monitoring the weather situation for Saturday and that the game still was set for 7:30 p.m. ET in Columbia.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley said she “can’t imagine” the game taking place in Columbia.