Syracuse basketball postpones 2 games due to COVID-19 issues

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across America, an all too familiar feeling sets in. Syracuse basketball will postpone its next two games due to COVID-19 concerns with in the Orange program, according to a release from the university.

Syracuse (5-5, 1-0 ACC) was scheduled to play Lehigh on Saturday (Dec. 18), followed by Cornell next Tuesday (Dec. 21). For now, those games remain in limbo; Syracuse will look to its schedule later in the season to see if the games can be made up.

Looking ahead: Syracuse’s next game is schedule for Dec. 29, the start of full-flight conference play: a home matchup with Georgia Tech.

According to a report from, several players tested positive for the virus.

At the moment, things feel incredibly precarious with the state of the pandemic and its relation to major college athletics. Left and right, games are being canceled or postponed. It’s not great.

A reminder: COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Please go get your shots and get boosted.


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