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    It will rain 4 or 5 days between now and kickoff 6pm Saturday night in Macomb. Western Illinois will have a hard time practicing this week. The grass on the field may not be cut. Chance of rain during the game... Muddy, poor footing, slow field.
    The Bison have played all games so far this season on turf ... and inside.

    What effect do you think the weather and field conditions will have on the game at Macomb ..... a place and team that already gives the Bison fits. ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyplayer View Post
    It will rain 4 or 5 days between now and kickoff 6pm Saturday night in Macomb. Western Illinois will have a hard time practicing this week. The grass on the field may not be cut. Chance of rain during the game... Muddy, poor footing, slow field.
    The Bison have played all games so far this season on turf ... and inside.

    What effect do you think the weather and field conditions will have on the game at Macomb ..... a place and team that already gives the Bison fits. ??
    Better question is how will the conditions effect WIU if they cant practice? the other question is why dont you think they will find a place to practice?.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyplayer View Post
    It will rain 4 or 5 days between now and kickoff 6pm Saturday night in Macomb. Western Illinois will have a hard time practicing this week. The grass on the field may not be cut. Chance of rain during the game... Muddy, poor footing, slow field.
    The Bison have played all games so far this season on turf ... and inside.

    What effect do you think the weather and field conditions will have on the game at Macomb ..... a place and team that already gives the Bison fits. ??
    Kind of like playing in bookings before their turf. field with a rise that they watered for a week.



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    WIU has turf. The rain is a non factor.

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    Isn’t there like only 1 grass turf field in the league?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bisonaudit View Post
    Isn’t there like only 1 grass turf field in the league?
    I believe it's none now. SDSU was the last to go to turf IIRC.

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    I'm more concerned with it being a night game. It's really dark at that place.
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    Lol...western has turf, so if it grows thats pretty cool

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