The Latest: Wisconsin women’s hoops cancels another game

Wisconsin says its women’s basketball home game next Tuesday with Prairie View A&M has been canceled due to protocols related to COVID-19

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The Badgers’ Big Ten opener Saturday at Iowa remains on as scheduled.

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Kent State’s football game at Miami (Ohio) scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to positive COVID-19

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Pac-12 postpones Arizona-Colorado hoops, outlines testing protocols

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The men’s basketball game between Arizona and Colorado slated for Wednesday has been postponed due to COVID-19 related issues, the Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday. 

Colorado announced a pause to its men’s basketball activity, without the minimum of seven scholarship players available to compete – a mandate for Pac-12 protocol. Colorado was looking to play through its COVID issues, playing without three players in a win at Kansas State last week. 

“As we have since the pandemic began, we will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our student-athletes, staff, campus and community as we navigate this season,” Colorado athletics director Rick George said. “We will continue daily testing of our student-athletes to ensure positive cases are identified early and isolated quickly, in addition to adhering to guidance from state, local and campus public

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5-at-10: Happy Thanksgiving, gang. Here are sports moments I’m thankful for and college hoops tips off


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Thankful any way

It’s more difficult to be thankful this year. We’re isolated more than ever, not just on this holiday, but in terms of our daily lives and normal activities.

Maybe that’s why we’re more focused than ever on finding things for which to be grateful here at the 5-at-10 Compound.

We’re thankful for each other, of course.

We’re more thankful than ever to be healthy, because of the real-life knowledge that so many fewer can say that this year compared to last.

My son is thankful for the sacrifice his teachers and school administrators have made to make the school year as close to normal as possible.

My daughter was thankful her softball coaches were able to craft something close to a season during the late summer and early fall.

My wife is thankful for our many blessings, our consistent laughter, our strong faith and our

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The Latest: UAlbany women’s hoops postpones first 3 games

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The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community.

UAlbany enacted a full campus pause on Nov. 10 and the women’s team has not been permitted to practice since.

The women’s season opener was originally scheduled for Sunday at home against Central Connecticut State. Games against crosstown rival Siena on Dec. 2 and at Marist on Dec. 5 also were postponed.

No makeup dates have been set.

Due to current New York state COVID-19 guidelines, fan attendance at sporting events is not allowed.

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The Butler Bulldogs will open their men’s basketball season Wednesday night with up to 1,500 fans at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

School officials say they voluntarily decided to limit capacity to fewer than the 2,275 fans the Marion

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UAlbany women’s hoops postpones first 3 games

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A fan wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus cheers during Game 2 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)


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A fan wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus cheers during Game 2 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization’s championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community.

UAlbany enacted a full campus pause on Nov. 10 and the women’s team has not been permitted to practice since.

The women’s season opener was originally scheduled for Sunday at home against Central Connecticut State. Games against crosstown rival Siena on Dec. 2 and at Marist on Dec. 5 also were postponed.

No makeup dates have been set.

Due to current

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Digest: Illini, Big Ten hoops schedule released | Sports

With just a week until the college basketball season begins, the Illinois men’s basketball team has a full schedule. Well, almost.

The Big Ten announced its full men’s basketball schedule

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Indiana Pacers to add ex-IU hoops star Calbert Cheaney to staff

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A Hoosier homecoming is reportedly in the works.

Former Indiana University basketball star Calbert Cheaney is joining the Indiana Pacers as an assistant coach a source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed to IndyStar. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the news.

Cheaney spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach in the NBA’s G-League for Atlanta, coaching with the Erie BayHawks

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The Latest: Vandy’s women’s hoops opener canceled

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Vanderbilt has canceled its women’s basketball season opener against Tennessee Tech due to a lack of available players.

School officials announced Tuesday morning that the opener scheduled for Nov. 25 is canceled because of the number of players quarantined due to positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and injuries.

Athletic director Candice Lee says disruption is likely while competing in a pandemic and schools must be as flexible as possible with the health of athletes and community the top priority.

Tennessee Tech athletic director says it’s unfortunate but the current reality of college athletics.

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The Washington Football Team says a player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. It’s the first such instance in the organization this season.

The club says it was notified last night, the player self-isolated, contact tracing was initiated and close

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Kalamazoo Central senior, UNC hoops signee Morasha Wiggins eyes Miss Basketball prize

KALAMAZOO, MI – Sitting in a Kalamazoo-area doctor’s office in December 2019, Morasha Wiggins felt a sense of uncertainty threaten her promising college basketball career.

Eleven months later, the Kalamazoo Central senior took a big step in her hoops journey by sealing her pledge to the University of North Carolina women’s basketball team on the first day of the early signing period last week.

“It just felt great just to put I on paper because it makes everything feel so much more real,” she said. “It just feels amazing to know that in a couple of months, I’ll be starting off my next step.”

As a sophomore, the 6-foot point guard established herself as one of the state’s top players by averaging 24 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three blocks per game and picking up scholarship offers from several Division-I schools, including Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State, along

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UConn men’s hoops on hold after positive test

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UConn has suspended all men’s basketball activities after a player tested positive for the coronavirus.

The school made the announcement Thursday, but did not say who had contracted the virus or when.

“Per university protocol, team activities will remain on hold until contact tracing is completed and it is deemed safe by medical professionals to resume,” the school said in a statement.

The school announced earlier this week that due to concerns stemming from the pandemic, public health officials have ruled that attendance for games at Gampel Pavilion will initially be limited to the families of players and and coaches from both teams, with each player or coach receiving a maximum of four tickets.

The Huskies are scheduled to open the season on Dec. 2 in the Legends Classic at the Mohegan Sun arena, which is

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