The EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl was canceled after Hawai’i announced Thursday that it was pulling out of the game, citing COVID-19 issues within the program in addition to injuries and transfers.
The game was scheduled to be played Friday in Honolulu. “The health and safety of our student-athletes is the most important part of this decision,” Hawai’i athletic director David Matlin said in a statement.
“We want to thank the Memphis Tigers for making the long trip to Hawai’i. We are disappointed we can’t compete on the football field.”
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The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors have called off tomorrow’s Hawai’i Bowl due to COVID-19 complications within the program.
Memphis, Hawai’i’s opponent, has been in Hawai’i since Monday.https://t.co/4yJBzVDNJZ
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