NC State, UConn men's basketball game canceled after member of traveling party tests positive for COVID-19

The scheduled NC State men's basketball game against UConn on Saturday has been canceled after the team learned late Friday evening that a member of its traveling party tested positive for COVID-19.

All NC State program members provided a negative test before travel to Connecticut. All members received a PCR test prior to the matchup against UMass Lowell on Dec. 3.

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The university said, in accordance with NCAA protocol, the team tested again Friday morning (24 hours before the game). Upon the determination of a positive test result, the game against the Huskies was canceled.

NC State will update its status upon return to Raleigh.

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