USC basketball cancels game vs. Oklahoma State after COVID cases emerge in program
After a sizzling start to the season, USC hoops has hit its first speed bump.
According to the Los Angeles Times’ Ryan Kartje, the Trojans’ upcoming game against Oklahoma State has been canceled due to COVID cases with the USC program.
USC’s basketball game against Oklahoma State for Tuesday has been canceled due to COVID-19 cases within USC’s program.
— Ryan Kartje (@Ryan_Kartje) December 19, 2021
The Tuesday game was to be the final nonconference contest of the year for USC, which has started the year 12-0. According to Kartje, the program has paused all team activities after a string of positive cases.
The matchup with the Pokes was billed as part of the Compete 4 Cause Classic, but following its cancelation it will not be rescheduled, per Kartje. It’s the first game USC hoops has had canceled since last December when the Trojans were also forced to pause all team activities amid an outbreak of the virus.
USC’s next chance to take the court will come Dec. 30 when it hosts Arizona State.