Against UCLA Basketball Game Washington The Times has learned that Sundays within the Huskies’ program in Seattle has been closed due to COVID-19 issues.
The game would not go through and the fifth-placed Bruins would be awarded one win per conference policy, in the Pac-12, although there would be no adjustments to the team’s overall record.
Pac-12 officials announced ahead of the season that they would require teams unable to play due to virus issues, but said in a statement Wednesday night that they were planning to reschedule a game against Arizona that was postponed this week. Will work with Washington for
According to a person close to the situation, the Huskies were dealing with seven positive tests on their roster and coaching staff. A Washington Athletic Department spokesman said he could not discuss how many team members and coaching staff were under COVID-19 protocols, but added that players and staff were 100% vaccinated, meaning That any positive test will include success cases.
Washington played Nevada on November 24, six days before COVID-19 issues began affecting the Wolf Pack. Nevada coach Steve Alford announced he had tested positive for the virus on November 30 and assistant Craig Neal did not attend a game against Pepperdine this week due to COVID-19 protocols.
Nevada’s game against North Texas scheduled for Saturday will not be played within the Wolf Pack’s schedule due to further COVID-19 issues.
UCLA is familiar with the COVID-19 disruptions. Last season, a game against Long Beach State was twice dropped from the Bruins’ schedule because of virus issues involving Long Beach. UCLA also had to play a makeup game in Oregon in March after a referee tested positive and his colleagues were put into contact tracing shortly before they were scheduled to play in Oregon in late December. Some earlier attempts to make the game scrapped when the Ducks had to halt basketball activities due to the virus.
With the Bruins (7–1) in the final next week, they would not play again until they face Marquette on December 11 in Milwaukee.