According to a university-issued press release, Duquesne’s women’s basketball game Tuesday against has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns within Cornell’s team.
The game will be the first of any of Pittsburgh’s Division I college basketball teams to be canceled for COVID-19 reasons in the 2021-22 season. The Penn State men’s and women’s basketball teams have also been dealing with cancellations, as an increased spread of the virus has impacted sports once again.
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The cancellation mens that Saturday’s afternoon contest against Penn State will serve as Duquesne’s non-conference finale before Atlantic 10 play tips off Jan. 1 at Richmond. Dan Burt’s squad currently sits with a 5-6 record on the season.