Southern’s SWAC opener against Prairie View postponed due to COVID-19 in Jag program

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Southern’s SWAC opener against Prairie View postponed due to COVID-19 in Jag program
Southern head coach Sean Woods (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WAFB) - The Southern men’s basketball SWAC opener hosting Prairie View on Saturday, Jan. 2, has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols SWAC officials announced Thursday, Dec. 31.

Officials said the decision to postpone the game was made because a member of the Jaguar program tested positive for COVID-19 and other student-athletes must be quarantined.

A rescheduling date has not yet been set.

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