Missouri to host Kentucky next Saturday, travel to Florida on the 31st

1 week 2 days 11 hours ago Friday, October 16 2020 Oct 16, 2020 Friday, October 16, 2020 5:48:00 PM CDT October 16, 2020 in News
By: Stephanie Southey, KOMU 8 Digital Content Editor

COLUMBIA- COVID-19 continues to make a ruckus in the SEC football schedule.

KOMU 8 Sports has confirmed Missouri will now host Kentucky next Saturday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. It will air on the SEC Network. The team will travel to Florida on Saturday, Oct. 31 for a kickoff time of 6:30 p.m. It will air on SEC Network Alternative.

The SEC made the formal announcement Friday at 6 p.m.

Florida paused team activities Tuesday after an increase in COVID-19 cases. Florida postponed their game with LSU this week.

Originally, Kentucky was set to visit Faurot Field Saturday, Oct. 31 for a kickoff time of 11 a.m. Florida was set to host Missouri at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17.

The Gators have a bye-week scheduled for Oct. 31. Kentucky was scheduled to play at Georgia on Oct. 24, but will now play on Oct. 31.

Missouri was set to host Vanderbilt Saturday, but the game was also postponed due to positive tests and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Vanderbilt football program.

Missouri and Vanderbilt will now play on Dec. 12. Time and channel are to be determined.

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