School basketball schedule 2020-21: Kentucky vs. South Carolina postponed as Gamecocks’ points proceed


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The SEC opener for each South Carolina and Kentucky, initially scheduled for Dec. 29 at Rupp Area in Lexington, Kentucky, has been postponed. The colleges introduced the choice on Wednesday on account of a mix of optimistic COVID-19 exams, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining of people throughout the Gamecocks program. A date to make up the sport has not but been set.

It is the fifth sport South Carolina has been pressured to postpone or cancel due to points with COVID-19 that cropped up simply three video games into the season. It final performed on Dec. 5, falling 77-67 to Houston to drop to 1-2 on the season.

Elsewhere in scheduling information: As a result of final Saturday night time’s beforehand scheduled huge matchup between Villanova and Virginia couldn’t be performed, a reasonably good make-up sport has been scheduled as a substitute — No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Virginia will meet Saturday on CBS. 

With Baylor incapable of creating up its sport vs. Gonzaga and Villanova unable to get in its sport vs. Virginia, the Bulldogs and Cavaliers had a gap and made the most effective of it, offering school hoops with its greatest sport for the day-after-Christmas slate. Gonzaga and Virginia are scheduled to tip at 4 p.m. ET at Dickies Area in Fort Price, Texas. 

Yet another of observe: LSU was scheduled to host VCU on Tuesday night time, however the sport won’t be performed as scheduled “in accordance with SEC and NCAA COVID-19 protocols,” LSU mentioned in a launch.  

Upcoming notable postponements or cancellations

  • Dec. 23: South Carolina State at South Carolina
  • Dec. 23: UConn at DePaul
  • Dec. 29: South Carolina at Kentucky
  • Dec. 30: Syracuse at Wake Forest
  • Dec. 31: San Diego State at UNLV
  • Jan. 2: North Carolina at Syracuse
  • Jan. 2: San Diego State at UNLV
  • Jan. 4: UNLV at San Diego State


Earlier notable postponements or cancellations

  • Nov. 25: UTSA at Oklahoma 
  • Nov. 25: Virginia vs. Maine (Uncasville, Connecticut)
  • Nov. 25: Central Arkansas at Ole MIss
  • Nov. 25: Gardner-Webb at Duke — rescheduled for Dec. 19, then canceled
  • Nov. 25: Northern Arizona at Arizona
  • Nov. 25-27: Creighton at Crossover Traditional (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
  • Nov. 25-27: Texas A&M at Crossover Traditional (Sioux Falls)
  • Nov. 25: Western Illinois at DePaul
  • Nov. 25: UMass Lowell vs. Florida
  • Nov. 25: Stanford vs. Utah Valley
  • Nov. 25: Drexel at Penn State
  • Nov. 26: Baylor vs. Arizona State at Empire Traditional (Uncasville)
  • Nov. 26: Jackson State vs. Ole Miss
  • Nov. 27: Arkansas State at Ole Miss
  • Nov. 27; Baylor at Empire Traditional (Uncasville)
  • Nov. 27: Virginia vs. Florida (Uncasville)
  • Nov. 27: Florida State vs. Gardner-Webb — rescheduled for Dec. 21
  • Nov. 28 Oklahoma at UCF
  • Nov. 28: Chicago State at DePaul
  • Nov. 29: Baylor at Seton Corridor
  • Nov. 29: Gardner-Webb at Georgia
  • Nov. 30: Lengthy Seashore State at UCLA
  • Nov. 30: Belmont Abbey at Charlotte
  • Dec. 1: Towson at Maryland 
  • Dec. 1: Alcorn State at DePaul
  • Dec. 1: Vanderbilt vs. UConn (Uncasville)
  • Dec. 2: Colorado at Arizona — rescheduled for Dec. 28
  • Dec. 3: Vanderbilt at Legends Traditional (Uncasville)
  • Dec. 4: UNC Greensboro at Louisville
  • Dec. 4: Florida A&M at South Florida
  • Dec. 5: Gonzaga vs. Baylor (Indianapolis)
  • Dec. 5: NC State vs. UConn: (Uncasville)
  • Dec. 5: Alabama A&M at Ohio State
  • Dec. 5: James Madison at Maryland
  • Dec. 5: UT-Martin at Illinois
  • Dec. 5: Purdue-Fort Wayne at Notre Dame
  • Dec. 5: Ole Miss at Memphis       
  • Dec. 6: Florida A&M at Nebraska
  • Dec. 6: DePaul at Iowa State
  • Dec. 8: Fordham at Saint John’s
  • Dec. 8: Tarleton State at Gonzaga
  • Dec. 9: Louisville at Wisconsin
  • Dec. 9: Michigan State at Virginia
  • Dec. 9: NC State at Michigan
  • Dec. 9: Robert Morris at West Virginia
  • Dec. 10: Southern at Gonzaga
  • Dec. 11: Saint John’s at UConn
  • Dec. 12: Xavier at Windfall   
  • Dec. 12: Northern Arizona at Gonzaga
  • Dec. 12: Charleston Southern at Duke
  • Dec. 12: Saint John’s at Texas Tech
  • Dec. 13: Stanford at USC 
  • Dec. 13: SIU-Edwardsville at Northwestern
  • Dec. 13: Texas at Baylor
  • Dec. 13: William & Mary at Virginia 
  • Dec. 13: UConn at Georgetown
  • Dec. 15: Tarleton State at Baylor
  • Dec. 15: Detroit at Kentucky
  • Dec. 15: Seton Corridor at Xavier
  • Dec. 16: NC State at Louisville
  • Dec. 16: Northern Iowa at Wisconsin
  • Dec. 18: Xavier at DePaul 
  • Dec. 17: DePaul at Windfall 
  • Dec. 19: Virginia vs. Villanova (at Madison Sq. Backyard)
  • Dec. 19: Gardner-Webb at Duke
  • Dec. 19: Houston at Alabama
  • Dec. 19: South Carolina at Clemson
  • Dec. 21: San Diego at Arizona
  • Dec. 22: Notre Dame at Syracuse
  • Dec. 22: VCU at LSU
  • Dec. 22: UNLV at Wyoming



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