COVID-19 continues to ravage the Sooners' athletic programs this Thanksgiving week, as the women's basketball team will no longer travel to Vermillion, S.D. for the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.
Yesterday, the Oklahoma football program announced that their Saturday tilt with West Virginia would be postponed to Dec. 12. That news came mere hours after the men's basketball program cancelled their season opener against UTSA, which was set to be played last night.
The university's most recent COVID-19 testing results, which was released on Monday, listed 7 active cases among student-athletes and 3 active cases among staff. OU does not disclose contact tracing data.
With their excursion to Vermillion now off the table, Sherri Coale's team won't play again until a Dec. 6 trip to Georgia. The Sooners came up short in their first game of the 2020-21 season yesterday afternoon, falling to Houston 97-85. Only eight players saw action in the game, with Taylor Robertson, Madi Williams and Gabby Gregory each playing at least 37 minutes.
The Sooners had been scheduled to play No. 21 Gonzaga, No. 1 South Carolina and unranked South Dakota in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.
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