Virus plays havoc with OU basketball schedule

The Herald Staff
The Ottawa University basketball teams have been idle since the first week of November because of COVID-19.

The Ottawa University basketball teams’ schedule is being disrupted because of the pandemic.

This past week’s games against Southwestern and Tabor along with Tuesday’s game vs. York have been postponed and will be rescheduled.

The men’s squad has not played since Nov. 4 when the Braves improved to 2-0 with a win over Baker. The women have not played since Nov. 6 in a loss to Kansas Wesleyan. The women have had five games postponed.

The men have seven games to reschedule. The teams are scheduled to return to the court on Nov. 28 at home against Bethany.

The pandemic has played havoc with basketball schedules throughout the NAIA. It was reported that 41% of the games from the NAIA top 25 ranked teams have been postponed.