CHICAGO (CBS) — A Northwestern-DePaul basketball game scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to COVID-19 cases among the DePaul Blue Demons men’s team.
The game was to be played at Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
DePaul reported that its next scheduled game on Monday against Creighton is not affected at this time. That game is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at Wintrust Arena.READ MORE: 'He Actually Skipped Like A Child, All The Way Up:' 11-Year-Old Boy Charged In November Carjacking In Mount Greenwood
Northwestern said it will evaluate options for playing another team on Saturday.
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Saturday's game at Welsh-Ryan Arena vs. @DePaulHoops has been canceled due to positive COVID-19 results in the Blue Demons program.
— Northwestern Basketball (@NUMensBball) December 16, 2021