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Syracuse women’s basketball game vs. No. 3 Louisville postponed

The decision was made after the confirmation of a positive COVID-19 test within the Louisville program.

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NCAA Womens Basketball: Louisville at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball game versus the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals scheduled for Sunday, February 14 has been postponed due to a positive test in the Cardinals program.

The Orange stand at 11-5 on the season with an 8-5 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. ‘Cuse is in fourth place in the conference standings, and is projected as a seventh seed in ESPN’s Bracketology by Charlie Creme.

Three-time ACC Freshman of the Week Kamilla Cardoso leads the team with 15.2 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. Kiara Lewis stands just behind Cardoso in scoring, averaging 14.1 points per contest. Emily Engstler is making a name for herself as ACC Sixth Player of the Year, averaging a near double-double this season with 9.5 points and 9.1 rebounds per contest off the bench. Tiana Mangakahia (10.8 pts) is also contributing double-figure scoring for ‘Cuse this season while dishing out 7.7 assists per game.

Last time out, the Orange lost on the road to Florida State Thursday night, 52-67. Three Orange players reached double-figure scoring, including Cardoso (14 pts), Mangakahia (13), and Lewis (12).

Fan voting is now live for the Basketball Hall of Fame Awards. Vote Tiana Mangakahia for the Nancy Lieberman Point Guard of the Year and Kamilla Cardoso for the Lisa Leslie Center of the Year.

Syracuse will now travel to Notre Dame Thursday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. EST on ACC Network. Notre Dame is currently in COVID protocol, but the game is still set to be played as of Friday. The Orange defeated the Fighting Irish on Jan. 31, 81-69. Tiana Mangakahia tallied a near triple-double in the win with 19 points, 11 assists, and nine boards.