Games postponed along the East Coast as snowstorm approaches

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Winter storm Jonas forces NBA, NHL, college basketball postponements
Friday January 22nd, 2016

A snowstorm is approaching the east coast this weekend, affecting several scheduled basketball and hockey games.

The NBA announced that two games scheduled for Saturday — Jazz-Wizards in Washington, D.C. and Celtics-Sixers in Philadelphia — have been postponed. Boston and Philly will play on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET, while no make-up date has been set for the other game.

Another event scheduled in D.C., the Capitals’ game with the Ducks, has been postponed by the NHL.

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for D.C. that will remain in effect from 3 p.m. ET on Friday until 6 a.m. on Saturday. Snow accumulation of up to two feet is expected, with winds at 25 to 35 miles per hour.

The storm also forced a handful of schedule changes in college basketball, including eight in the Atlantic 10 between men’s and women’s teams.

Below is a list of college basketball games that have been postponed or canceled:

Syracuse at No. 13 Virginia - rescheduled for Sunday 7PM ET

No. 16 Providence at No. 4 Villanova - rescheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. ET

Davidson at Richmond - rescheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. ET

Chattanooga at VMI - Postponed

St. Bonaventure at VCU - rescheduled for Sunday 3 p.m. ET

Florida A&M at Howard - Postponed

William & Mary at Hofstra - Postponed

Saint Joe's at La Salle - rescheduled for Sunday 5 p.m. ET

- Kenny Ducey

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