CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Kent State at State University of New York, Buffalo football game at UB Stadium that had previously been rescheduled has now been officially cancelled due to issues related to the extreme weather conditions in the Buffalo, N.Y. region and will not be rescheduled.
"Despite the best efforts of all involved, it will not be feasible to play the football game between Kent State and Buffalo on Friday," said MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher. The game has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The safety of the student-athletes and fans is paramount. We want to be respectful of the efforts of the emergency service personnel in the Buffalo area who are working to assist those in need."
Both UB and Kent State will end the 2014 regular season by playing 11 football games. This marks the second FBS football game this season that has been cancelled due to weather conditions. Earlier this year, the Idaho at Florida game on August 30th was cancelled due to inclement weather.
The Kent State at UB football game was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 8 pm ET, and was then tentatively scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21 at 1 pm ET.
Due to the events surrounding the Kent State and UB game, next week's Kent State football game vs. Akron will remain rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 28 at 1 pm ET at Dix Stadium in Kent, Ohio. UB's final regular season game will play as originally scheduled as the Bulls will travel to UMass on Friday, Nov. 28 at 1 pm ET at McGuirk Stadium in Amherst, Mass.
Fans with tickets to the game can redeem them for a ticket to a basketball game during the 2014-15 season.