BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Southern University men’s basketball game against Prairie View A&M has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols with the PVAMU program.
The game was originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, Jan. 5.
“These actions follow the guidelines and protocols set forth by the league and its Sports Administrators Committee and COVID-19 Advisory Committee,” Southern University Athletics said in a news release.
According to Southern University, the game will be counted as a forfeit for the purpose of the conference standings resulting in a loss for the team that caused the cancellation (Prairie View A&M) and a win for the opposing team (Southern University).
The women’s basketball game is still scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 5:30 p.m.