WVU, Buffalo Men’s Basketball Game Canceled
The West Virginia men’s basketball game against Buffalo has been canceled. The game, which was scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 29, was called off due to COVID-19 protocols inside the Buffalo program.
The Bulls sit at a record of 3-3 and 1-1 in conference play (MAC). In their most recent outing, the Bulls fell to Syracuse, 107-96 in overtime. Buffalo also canceled their matchup against St. Bonaventure that was slated for Tuesday night.
West Virginia has had multiple games been canceled or postponed in the early going of the 2020-21 season. The Mountaineers were scheduled to play Youngstown State on Dec. 2 but the game was postponed as the Penguins had to pause team activities. There has been no rescheduled date as of now.
West Virginia was also scheduled to play Robert Morris University on Dec. 9, but that was called off less than 24 hours to tip off because of COVID-19 protocols inside the RMU program.
Originally, YSU was going to be WVU’s home opener. When that game got postponed, RMU was slated to be the Mountaineers’ first home game of the season.
The Mountaineers’ home opener ended up being a victory over North Texas on Dec. 11.
Another change in their schedule came during the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic. West Virginia was set to open the tournament against Texas A&M, but the Aggies decided to not participate. The Mountaineers played South Dakota State, instead.
West Virginia moved up to No. 6 in the AP poll this week and will travel to Kansas to battle the No. 3 Jayhawks Tuesday night in a huge Big 12 matchup. Tip off is scheduled for 9 p.m.