Fortunately for all, Lucas Oil is an indoor stadium. Well, it is this time of year anyway. The 67,000-seat facility features a retractable roof. But all unnecessary openings will be closed on Monday when the game is played (8 p.m., ESPN). Weather.com’s 10-day forecast calls for a high of 27 degrees and a low of 17 that day. It’s supposed to be sunny, however.
That’s relatively balmy compared to Friday when the Georgia Bulldogs are due to arrive. The forecast calls for a high of 18 and low of 13. There is the possibility of “snow showers” on Thursday (48%) and on Sunday (30%).
A portion of Georgia fans are choosing to stay in Louisville, Ky., rather than Indianapolis, citing cheaper hotels and “more to do.” Louisville is located an hour and 45 minutes south of Indianapolis, where hotel prices start at $300 a night and go up sharply from there.
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