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Houston game postponed

Postby Caballo » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:07 am

Can anyone confirm this report by 24/7?

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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby Insane_Pony_Posse » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:10 am

Houston Chronicle

UH-SMU postponed by COVID-19 cases at Houston

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/texas- ... 736377.php
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby SMU15 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:18 pm

What are the chances that SMU-TCU gets rescheduled to this weekend? There were rumors recently that they were trying to find an open date to play, and now both schools are open on 11/21.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby EastStang » Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:02 pm

Oh well. Two weeks to prepare for ECU.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby docabel » Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:10 pm

Could be worse...

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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby 35straight » Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:38 pm

welp.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby mustangxc » Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:01 pm

Silver lining is we won't lose in back to back weeks.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby PonyPride » Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:02 pm

From the AAC:

IRVING, Texas – The American Athletic Conference has announced the postponement of two football games that had been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21.

The Houston at SMU and Navy at USF games have been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases with Houston and USF and the ensuing contact tracing of student-athletes.

The American will consider a number of options with regard to the playing of the contests.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby FriscoPMG » Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:08 pm

If this game gets rescheduled to 12/12 then that rules out an SMU-TCU game that weekend.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby geezerdonk » Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:49 pm

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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby Charleston Pony » Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:59 pm

Football season is on shaky ground coming down the stretch. Have to wonder what is going to happen with championship games, bowl games and the Final Four playoffs. This virus isn't going away any time soon and we are just starting into the "sick season". I see they are already talking about March Madness being played in a bubble. I would expect college hoops season to run into more scheduling problems than football has. I think SMU has done really well to have played 9 football games already.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby DanFreibergerForHeisman » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:25 pm

FriscoPMG wrote:If this game gets rescheduled to 12/12 then that rules out an SMU-TCU game that weekend.

Yeah I would think so.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby originaloverthehilltop1 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:51 pm

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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby CA Mustang » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:18 am

Since USF-Navy is also postponed (due to positive cases at Navy), how about SMU hosting USF Saturday? If USF's equipment truck can get on the road today (I presume they turned it around yesterday), it can be in Dallas by tomorrow. The USF team wasn't traveling until tomorrow anyway.
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Re: Houston game postponed

Postby EastStang » Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:31 am

CA Mustang wrote:Since USF-Navy is also postponed (due to positive cases at Navy), how about SMU hosting USF Saturday? If USF's equipment truck can get on the road today (I presume they turned it around yesterday), it can be in Dallas by tomorrow. The USF team wasn't traveling until tomorrow anyway.


Read the press release again: " due to positive COVID-19 cases with Houston and USF and the ensuing contact tracing of student-athletes."
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