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Syracuse women’s basketball game vs. North Carolina postponed

A make-up date is to be determined

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The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team has postponed their contest versus North Carolina, originally scheduled for Thursday, December 31. This is the second game changed this week due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Orange program. Syracuse previously canceled its Dec. 28 contest versus Morgan State.

“The postponement follows a positive test, subsequent quarantining and contact tracing within the Syracuse women’s basketball team,” the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday afternoon. A make-up date for the game will be determined.

“All basketball-related activities are paused and Syracuse athletics is working closely with Onondaga County Health Department, New York State Department of Public Health and the ACC Medical Advisory Group, to determine appropriate next steps. The team is adhering to all public health guidelines,” Syracuse Athletics added.

The Orange are currently ranked No. 22 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll with a 5-1 record and a 2-1 mark in ACC play.