UCLA hoops cancels game against North Carolina due to COVID concerns, per report
As UCLA continues to deal with COVID concerns within the program, it has lost another game.
According to the Los Angeles Times‘ Ben Bolch, Saturday’s game against North Carolina has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled.
Game will not be rescheduled and UCLA has paused basketball activities.
— Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) December 17, 2021
The 4th-ranked Bruins (8-1) are scheduled to play next on Wednesday against Cal Poly at Pauley Pavilion. They’re are scheduled to resume Pac-12 play against Arizona on Dec. 30.
Head coach Mick Cronin was placed in COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday and the team’s game against Alabama State was later canceled. Saturday’s game against the Tar Heels was to be part of the CBS Sports Classic and played at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This is the 3rd Bruin game so far this season canceled because of COVID concerns, the first coming on Dec. 5 when Washington had to cancel and forfeit due to its own issues.