HUNTINGTON — For weeks, it has been questioned how Convention USA would go about making up misplaced video games as a consequence of COVID-19 postponements.
On Thursday afternoon, the league gave its reply.
Regardless of a number of groups having missed a number of weekends of play — together with Marshall’s males’s and ladies’s groups — the league introduced its rescheduled video games, which options only one opponent for a two-game sequence over the weekend of March 4-6.
For Marshall, each the lads’s and ladies’s basketball groups had video games assigned to be made up.
Marshall’s males’s basketball crew will host Charlotte at Cam Henderson Heart in that closing weekend earlier than the Convention USA Match, which is scheduled for March 10-13 in Frisco, Texas.
The March 5 contest between the Herd and 49ers is a 7 p.m. sport whereas the March 6 sport is at 2 p.m., which permits Charlotte to journey again following the competition. Each video games might be proven on Stadium.
These contests had been initially scheduled for Jan. 8-9, which was Marshall’s first residence sequence of the season.
Barring a late change, this weekend’s sequence with Center Tennessee will mark Marshall’s first full weekend of residence video games inside Convention USA motion.
The Herd has not performed a house sport Jan. 17 towards Western Kentucky — a 69-67 loss. With three weeks to go within the Convention USA common season, that contest with the Hilltoppers has been Marshall’s solely residence sport since earlier than Christmas.
The construction of Convention USA’s format additionally means it’s probably that Marshall will lose a house weekend towards Florida Atlantic, which was additionally misplaced on Jan. 29-30.
Though nothing is official, it’s not probably that these video games might be made up.
As for the ladies’s basketball crew, the Herd will journey to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for video games towards Center Tennessee on March 4-5.
The Herd ladies are at present 5-7 general and 4-6 in Convention USA whereas Center Tennessee is 12-5 and sits on the prime of C-USA’s East Division standings at 10-2 general.
Following that weekend of video games, brackets might be launched for the 2021 Air Drive Reserve Convention USA Basketball Championships, which is able to happen on the Ford Heart at The Star in Frisco, Texas.