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Marshall Basketball Weekend Series Canceled Due to COVID Issues at Rice



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The Marshall University men’s basketball team was scheduled to play two games this weekend at Conference-USA rival Rice, but according to a release from MU there are COVID-19 issues within the Owls’ program and the pair of games are officially canceled.

The Thundering Herd (12-5, 6-4 C-USA) is next scheduled to play on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 at home against North Texas.

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Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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