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College basketball schedule 2020-21: Keeping up with canceled and postponed games due to COVID-19

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The college basketball season will get underway in earnest this Wednesday, Nov. 25, but it’s already faced a few snags in the process. Some teams have already been forced to postpone, cancel or reschedule matchups because of COVID-19 outbreaks, and as recently as Monday, some multi-team events are taking hits as well.

The most notable team directly affected this week is Duke, which was expected to open its season Wednesday against Gardner-Webb. Gardner-Webb, though, had a positive COVID-19 test within its program, and Duke has opted to postpone the game. The Blue Devils will open their season on Saturday against Coppin State instead.

Elsewhere, preseason No. 2 Baylor is dealing with the virus at the top of its program. Bears coach Scott Drew announced over the weekend that he tested positive, and as a result, the Bears are out of the loaded field of the Empire Classic this

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Keeping up with canceled and postponed games due to COVID-19

The college basketball season will get underway in earnest this Wednesday, Nov. 25, but it’s already faced a few snags in the process. Some teams have already been forced to postpone, cancel or reschedule matchups because of COVID-19 outbreaks, and as recently as Monday, some multi-team events are taking hits as well.



SIOUX FALLS, SD - MARCH 24: A general view of Sanford Pentagon prior to the Division II Men's Basketball Championship held on March 24, 2018 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Ferris State University defeated Northern State University 71-69. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)


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SIOUX FALLS, SD – MARCH 24: A general view of Sanford Pentagon prior to the Division II Men’s Basketball Championship held on March 24, 2018 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Ferris State University defeated Northern State University 71-69. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)


The most notable team directly affected this week is Duke, which was expected to open its season Wednesday against Gardner-Webb. Gardner-Webb, though, had a positive COVID-19 test within its program, and Duke has opted to postpone the game. The Blue Devils will open their season on Saturday

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OU football: Cancellations across college football keeping Lincoln Riley vigilant about COVID | Local News



Lincoln Riley is continuing to keep his players vigilant about COVID

OU football coach Lincoln Riley is keeping his program vigilant about COVID issues.




Lincoln Riley and his football team have noticed the multiple games being postponed or canceled due to COVID.

Wisconsin, for example, has had an outbreak that’s canceled two contests of the Big 10 season.

Does Riley remain concerned about the pandemic entering his football program?

“It’s all over the country,” Riley said during a Thursday meeting via Zoom. “There are all these games getting canceled, moved, all these guys not playing, coaches not being able to coach and there’s been a number of games that have been right on the threshold of it that have been played. Our first game (against Missouri State) is a great example of it. There are constant reminders all over the place.”

OU’s season opener was in jeopardy because of multiple players having tested positive or due to

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