Michigan’s Saturday game against Maryland will move eight hours earlier because of Hurricane Joaquin.
The Big Ten Network still will broadcast the game, which will start at noon instead of 8 p.m.
Harbaugh: Maryland decides weather plan; we’ll be there
“The weather experts are still dealing with uncertain probabilities for the course of Hurricane Joaquin,” U-M interim athletic director Jim Hackett said in a released statement. “Thus we remain vigilant on developments and will err on the side of safety for all participants and fans.”
The threat of the hurricane, which is still projecting well south on the National Hurricane Center map, had officials watching an looking for a possible better option.
As U-M coach Jim Harbaugh said today, the discussions were ongoing but in Maryland’s court as it is the Terps’ home game and they were certainly not willing to give up a home gate for an expected sellout.