COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – The Citadel, College of Charleston, and University of South Carolina (UofSC) on Monday announced the postponement of upcoming men’s basketball games due to COVID-19.
The Citadel’s game scheduled for December 29 against Mercer has been postponed “due to positive COVID-19 tests and quarantine requirements within the Mercer program.”
CofC’s game against Drexel, also originally set for December 29, has also been postponed. CofC said that the cancellation was “due to COVID-19 protocols within the Drexel program.”
UofSC’s December 29 matchup against SC state has been put on pause as well.
The team did not elaborate on whether the move was precautionary in light of the current surge caused by the Omicron variant, or whether a significant number of players tested positive.
None of the games have been rescheduled as of Monday evening.
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