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PSU basketball opener canceled because of COVID

Penn State’s season opener against Drexel scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been canceled, first according to this report Tuesday and then confirmed by Penn State.

This confirmation came from PSU:

The Penn State men’s basketball season opener against Drexel Wednesday has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.

It’s unclear if the COVID issue is from the Penn State side or the Drexel side.

Rothstein also reported that PSU’s game Saturday against VMI remains on schedule to be played.

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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