HUNTINGTON — For weeks, it has been questioned how Convention USA would go about making up misplaced video games as a result 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 collection over the weekend of March 4-6.
For Marshall, each the boys’s and ladies’s basketball groups had video games assigned to be made up.
Marshall’s males’s basketball staff will host Charlotte at Cam Henderson Heart in that ultimate weekend earlier than the Convention USA Event, 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 will likely be proven on Stadium.
These contests have been initially scheduled for Jan. 8-9, which was Marshall’s first dwelling collection of the season.
Barring a late change, this weekend’s collection with Center Tennessee will mark Marshall’s first full weekend of dwelling video games inside Convention USA motion.
The Herd has not performed a house sport Jan. 17 in opposition to 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 dwelling sport since earlier than Christmas.
The construction of Convention USA’s format additionally means it’s possible that Marshall will lose a house weekend in opposition to Florida Atlantic, which was additionally misplaced on Jan. 29-30.
Though nothing is official, it’s not possible that these video games will likely be made up.
As for the ladies’s basketball staff, the Herd will journey to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for video games in opposition to Center Tennessee on March 4-5.
The Herd ladies are presently 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 will likely be launched for the 2021 Air Power Reserve Convention USA Basketball Championships, which can happen on the Ford Heart at The Star in Frisco, Texas.