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Two upcoming FAMU men’s basketball games canceled due to COVID-19

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Posted at 1:31 PM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 13:31:50-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Two upcoming Florida A&M University men’s basketball games this weekend have been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols.

The first game, an away game versus the South Florida Bulls, was originally scheduled for tonight at 5 p.m. The second was an away game versus the Nebraska Cornhuskers that was scheduled for Dec. 6.

“We were informed of a positive test this morning by our medical staff and immediately initiated COVID-19 protocol for retesting and quarantining,” said FAMU VP/Director of Athletics Kortne Gosha. “We will continue to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our student-athletes and staff. Our men’s basketball program will continue to prepare to compete in a safe manner and follow all CDC guidelines for practice and competition.”

The Rattlers’ next game on the schedule is versus the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 5.p.m. in Norman, Okla.