Volleyball game on schedule after bomb threat

Published 09/14 2012 04:28PM

Updated 09/17 2012 04:41AM

AUSTIN, TX -- The Illinois women's volleyball team is hitting the court without getting to practice. They are playing at the University of Texas, but earlier campus was on lock down because of a bomb threat.

The team was getting ready to get on the bus to head to practice when they got the call about a bomb threat. The University of Texas got the call about 8:35 am.

A man claiming to be from Al Qaeda said he had placed bombs all over the campus and they would go off in 90-minutes.

All the buildings were evacuated and classes were cancelled. The UI team was told to stay in itsr hotel.

All buildings were cleared by noon and the volleyball team got notice that the game would go on as scheduled. They ended up winning.

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