UNC vs. South Carolina Opener Delayed Due to Nearby Lightning Strikes

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UNC vs. South Carolina Opener Delayed Due to Nearby Lightning Strikes
Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Nearby lightning strikes sent players from sixth-ranked South Carolina and North Carolina scrambling into the locker room midway through the fourth quarter on Thursday night, as officials cleared the field for a mandated weather delay.

The Gamecocks were leading 27-10 when the teams left the field with 8:20 remaining in the final period, as lightning struck eight miles away from Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia:

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