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SEC tournament delayed as Georgia Dome sustains damage

Updated: March 15, 2008, 1:51 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach and Andy Katz | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- A severe storm ripped a hole in the roof of the Georgia Dome during the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, delaying Mississippi State's 69-67 overtime win over Alabama for more than an hour and postponing a game between Georgia and Kentucky.

As Mississippi State led 64-61 with 2:11 left in overtime, a loud blast was heard inside the dome. The girders near the dome's roof began to swing, and a gaping section of the north part of the roof was ripped open, ...

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