Duquesne’s Atlantic-10 opener against Richmond has postponed as part of a continued interruption of the Dukes’ December schedule due to COVID-19 procedures.
The team announced earlier on Saturday that its non-conference games scheduled for Monday, Dec. 14 against Southern Illinois and Wednesday, Dec. 16 against Loyola-Chicago in Indianapolis had been canceled, with positive tests among the Duquesne staff coming in on Saturday, just before the team was set to leave for Indianapolis.
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Richmond will be taking one of those non-conference games, playing Loyola in Indianapolis on Friday, Dec. 18.
As a result the Duquesne-Richmond A-10 opener scheduled for Dec. 19 at La Roche has been postponed, Richmond announced late on Saturday. A new date for the game has not been announced.
With the pair of cancellations and the postponement, Duquesne now does not have a game scheduled until Dec. 30, when the Dukes are set to visit St. Louis.