RICHMOND, Virginia – UNCW’s run by way of the Colonial Athletic Affiliation girls’s basketball gauntlet will include the identical opponents and variety of league video games as earlier years, however with a couple of modifications for the 2020-21 season.
The league schedule, launched by league officers on Wednesday, will characteristic a format that has been adjusted to restrict journey and assist make sure the well being and security of student-athletes, coaches and employees.
In lieu of a standard, home-and-home round-robin schedule, groups will play towards the identical opponent on the identical website on consecutive days, primarily be Saturdays and Sundays. The lone exception will come when groups face their designated journey accomplice. On these weekends, every group will play as soon as at dwelling and as soon as on the street, with flexibility given to create a time without work between contests.
The CAA girls’s basketball common season will start on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, and can conclude on Sunday, Feb. 28. Video games impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic might be made up at varied alternate dates.
“In the present day’s announcement is step one within the planning course of related to conducting a males’s and girls’s basketball season throughout the 2020‐21 tutorial yr,” CAA Commissioner Joe D’Antonio mentioned. “There are a variety of protocols and challenges that also must be met to ensure that video games will be performed in a secure atmosphere for our scholar‐athletes, coaches and employees members. Well being and security stay on the forefront of each choice we’re making, and we’re enthusiastic about the potential of having our scholar‐athletes again on the courtroom.”
The Seahawks’ non-conference schedule will likely be launched at a later date.
|2020-21 UNCW CAA Ladies’s Basketball Schedule|
|Jan. 2-Three||Drexel||Trask Coliseum|
|Jan. 9-10||at James Madison||Harrisonburg, Va.|
|Jan. 16-17||Towson||Trask Coliseum|
|Jan. 23-24||at Delaware||Newark, Del.|
|Jan. 30-31||at Hofstra||Hempstead, N.Y.|
|Feb. 6-7||Elon||Trask Coliseum|
|Feb. 13-14||at William & Mary||Williamsburg, Va.|
|Feb. 20-21||Northeastern||Trask Coliseum|
|Feb. 26||at Col. of Charleston||Charleston, S.C.|
|Feb. 28||Col. of Charleston||Trask Coliseum|
Dwelling video games in daring | Schedule topic to vary