South Carolina reschedules its spring football game in favor of basketball

South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate defeating the Florida Gators to win the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden March 26, 2017, in New York City.

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South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate defeating the Florida Gators to win the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden March 26, 2017, in New York City.

How big is South Carolina making the Final Four? Football is ceding to basketball.

The Garnet and Black spring game in Columbia has been rescheduled from 2 p.m., April 1, to noon in order to give fans the opportunity to watch the Gamecocks’ men’s basketball team play in their first Final Four, which tips off Saturday at 6:09 p.m.

The spring game will be broadcast live on SEC Network. The Final Four between South Carolina and Gonzaga will air on CBS.

🚨UPDATE🚨 With the NCAA Tournament game time, Saturday's Garnet & Black Spring Game kickoff has been MOVED to Noon. #ForeverToThee pic.twitter.com/x95eNQTaQ0— Gamecock Athletics (@GamecocksOnline) March 27, 2017

Luckily for celebrity super fan and former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman, Darius Rucker, he has no scheduled shows to move.

Sunday’s Elite Eight win over Florida brought the rocker-turned-country star to tears.