UPDATE Dec. 9, 2020, 7:07 p.m.: Sunday’s William & Mary men’s basketball game at Virginia has been postponed. The Cavaliers paused team activities on Wednesday due to COVID-19 issues in the program.
W&M is exploring scheduling options. Currently, the Tribe’s next game is slated for Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Hampton. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. from the HU Convocation Center, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
Following the change in CDC guidelines and in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health, William & Mary men’s basketball successfully completed its quarantine period Monday and returned to team activities Tuesday.
The Tribe has also rescheduled its game at Virginia for this weekend. Originally set for Saturday, the contest will take place at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville on Sunday at 6 p.m.
The game will be televised on the ACC Network. Fans can listen into the action over the Tribe Sports Network with Jay Colley on the call. In Williamsburg, the broadcast can be heard on The Tide 92.3 FM and the audio is also available over the Web via the Tune-In app.
After learning of a positive COVID-19 case in its Tier 1 group (players, coaches, trainers and managers) during regular surveillance testing on Sunday, Nov. 29, the program entered quarantine under the direction of the athletics department’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Virginia Wells.
Following protocol, Tier 1 individuals were tested twice for COVID-19 on Dec. 4 and again on Dec. 6. The results of both tests for all individuals were negative, and W&M’s Tier 1 group was cleared by the VDH and completed its quarantine.