UCLA, Miami Reschedule Game


UCLA and Miami will meet Dec. 5 at the Orange Bowl, making up a game postponed because of Hurricane Georges.

The teams were scheduled to play Sept. 26 in a game to be televised by CBS, but the threat from Georges prompted the postponement. Georges spared metropolitan Miami, hitting the lower Florida Keys instead.

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"We worked very well between the University of Miami and UCLA, and we were able to overcome various obstacles," Miami athletic director Paul Dee said Monday.

UCLA is 4-0 and ranked No. 2 in the country.

"We are going to play the game," UCLA athletic director Peter Dalis said. "From the very beginning, I was inclined to play the game."

Originally scheduled for a noon EST kickoff, the game's new start time is still being negotiated, the athletic directors said.

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