North Carolina-South Carolina game suspended

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The North Carolina-South Carolina game was suspended because of the threat of lighting midway through the fourth quarter. 

The No. 6 Gamecocks led 27-10 with 8:20 left. The game was stopped at 8:46 p.m. ET

Officials said lightning had been spotted within eight miles of Williams-Brice Stadium. The 80,000-seat stadium was evacuated. There was no indication Thursday night when the season opener for both teams might resume. 

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Dennis Dodd has covered college football for CBS Sports since it was CBS SportsLine in 1998. He is one of only seven media members to attend all 16 BCS title games and has chronicled conference realignment... Full Bio

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