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College Basketball Schedules Shuffled Amid COVID Outbreak

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The University of Wisconsin and the University of Kentucky men's basketball programs have both made schedule changes due to COVID-19. 

The Badgers and Morgan State were scheduled to meet on Thursday Dec. 23 as part of a men’s and women’s doubleheader, but Morgan State was unable to travel due to COVID-19 complications. 

The women’s game against Eastern Illinois is still scheduled for 12:00 and the men’s team is now actively seeking a new opponent for the evening slot, according to the Badgers’ website.

In the event the game is not played, ticket holders will receive additional details via email regarding next steps.

Kentucky's game against Louisville had originally been postponed after multiple COVID-19 tests within the Cardinals' program, and now the Wildcats have a new in-state opponent for Wednesday.

According to WDRB, Western Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

"The best team for us to play is Western Kentucky," Calipari said on his radio show. "They have a really good team.

"A bad situation just played out really good."

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