PROVIDENCE , R.I.After consultation with both universities, the football game between West Virginia University and the University of South Florida, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, has been re-scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, BIG EAST Commissioner Michael Tranghese announced.

On Wednesday, the league announced that the game was postponed due to concerns about Hurricane Wilma.

The kickoff time for the new date has not been determined. At this time, no television arrangements have been made.

“There were many factors that we considered,”said Tranghese.”Obviously, the safety of everyone is paramount. Also, there were travel concerns and the potential for missed class time. Our conclusion is that Dec. 3 is the best date for this game to be played.”