Covid Concerns Force Utah Women’s Basketball To Postpone Two Games
Jan 4, 2022, 11:29 AM
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SALT LAKE CITY – “COVID-19 health and safety protocols have forced the University of Utah women’s basketball program to postpone this weekend’s games against UCLA and USC”, according to a release from the team.
The Utes were scheduled to play the UCLA Bruins on Friday, January 7 and the USC Trojans on Sunday, January 9.
Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, our games vs. UCLA and USC scheduled for this weekend have been postponed. https://t.co/TCr47vFyhz
— Utah Women's Basketball (@UTAHWBB) January 4, 2022
After going 8-3 in non-conference play, this will be the second consecutive weekend of postponements for the Utes.
Utah has yet to begin Pac-12 play after games at Oregon and Oregon State were postponed last week.
Utah is not the only program in the Pac-12 experiencing COVID related issues as the Washington Huskies also announced on January 3 that their games against Arizona State and Arizona scheduled for January 7 and 9 have been postponed.
SCHEDULE UPDATE: Washington’s games against Arizona State and Arizona have been postponed. https://t.co/mvnfnM1G8v
— Washington Women’s Basketball (@UW_WBB) January 4, 2022
Utah’s next scheduled game is Thursday, Jan. 13, against the California Golden Bears in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. MT with the game being aired on the Pac-12 Networks.
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