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UPDATE: Syracuse-Louisville men’s basketball game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

The Syracuse men’s basketball game against Louisville, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb, 3, has been postponed, according to the ACC.

The postponement follows a positive test, subsequent quarantining, and contact tracing within the Louisville men’s basketball program. The team is adhering to the outlined protocols within the ACC Medical Advisory Group report, which is available on

The Orange are scheduled to play at Clemson on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 2:00 p.m. The game is available on the ACC Network.

The Syracuse Athletics Department continues to work closely with the Onondaga County Health Department, New York state public health officials and the ACC Medical Advisory Group. The men’s basketball team is adhering to all public health guidelines.


Syracuse seeks to win back-to-back home contests on Wednesday evening when it takes on Louisville in the Carrier Dome. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Syracuse (10-5, 4-4) battled back from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat NC State on Sunday, 76-73. Alan Griffin led the way with 19 points while Buddy Boeheim (17), Kadary Richmond (14), Marek Dolezaj (11) and Quincy Guerrier (10) each finished with 10+ points. Guerrier also pulled down 10 boards to secure his seventh double-double of the 2020-21 campaign.

Louisville is coming off a 74-58 victory against Georgia Tech on Monday, which improved its record to 11-4 overall and 6-3 in ACC action. After starting conference play 4-0, the Cardinals have lost three of their last five conference matchups.

Louisville holds a 19-10 advantage in the all-time series with Syracuse. Last season, the Cardinals defeated the Orange at the KFC Yum! Center, 90-66, behind 17 points from Jordan Nwora.