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Syracuse women’s basketball postpones Georgia Tech game, reschedules North Carolina

Syracuse also announced the Orange’s game versus North Carolina, originally scheduled for Dec. 31, will be played on Jan. 19. 

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The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team has postponed their Thursday contest versus Georgia Tech, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon. SU is still in COVID-19 protocol after the confirmation of a positive test within the program on Dec. 27.

The Orange have not played in almost a month. Last time out, ‘Cuse defeated Boston College on the road, 83-70 on Dec. 20.

The conference also announced Syracuse will host North Carolina on Jan. 19 at noon on ACC Network. The teams were originally supposed to play on Dec. 31. A make-up date for the Virginia (originally Jan. 7), and the Notre Dame (Jan. 10) contests are to be determined by the ACC.

Syracuse stands at No. 24 in this week’s AP Top 25 Poll. The Orange are 5-1 on the season with a 2-1 record in the ACC. Freshman Kamilla Cardoso leads the team with 15.3 points per contest, while Tiana Mangakahia and Kiara Lewis are contributing 12.5 and 11.0 points per game, respectively.

According to SU’s release, the Orange intend to play on Sunday, Jan. 17 versus Miami at noon on your local RSN. ‘Cuse defeated Miami, 69-58, on the road back in December. Mangakahia and Cardoso led all scorers with 14 points each in the win.