UNC basketball: Jan. 2 sport in opposition to Syracuse postponed


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North Carolina’s males’s basketball sport in opposition to Syracuse scheduled for Jan. 2 will likely be postponed. No make-up date has been scheduled but, the ACC introduced Wednesday.

The Orange is collectively being positioned in touch tracing quarantine after a participant on Buffalo examined optimistic for COVID-19. Syracuse, which beat the Bulls 107-96 in additional time on Saturday, additionally had its sport in opposition to Wake Forest scheduled for Dec. 30 postponed by the league.

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The Tar Heels (5-Three, Zero-1) will search for their first win in ACC play at Georgia Tech on Dec. 30 after falling to N.C. State 79-76 on Tuesday. Due to the postponement, that sport in opposition to the Yellow Jackets might find yourself being Carolina’s solely sport in two weeks.

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It’s the third time this season the Heels have needed to alter their schedule for causes associated to COVID-19. The Elon sport was canceled after the Phoenix had Tier-I personnel take a look at optimistic. And their opponent within the CBS Sports activities Basic was modified from Ohio State to Kentucky to higher align COVID-19-testing protocols amongst faculties.

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