Cavaliers hoops on hold over COVID-19 concerns; game against William and Mary postponed

The University of Virginia men’s basketball team has paused all activities “due to COVID-19 issues within its program.”

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The pause prompted the program to postpone Sunday’s game between the No. 18-ranked Cavaliers and William and Mary.

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The athletics department declined to specify whether any of the players or staffers had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

They have not indicated when basketball activities might resume.

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COVID-19 has impacted athletic schedules at all levels – last week, the University of Maryland men’s basketball team saw three cancellations due to coronavirus concerns.