FULLERTON (CBSLA) — Cal State Fullerton will try for a third time Friday evening to open its men’s basketball season after two games were canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests.
The Titans are scheduled to play against the University of San Diego, their original season-opening opponent. TREAD MORE: DEA Warns Of Aggressive Scammers Texting Fake FBI Badges To Extort Money, Steal Personal Information
The two teams were originally scheduled to meet on Nov. 25 in Seattle’s Husky Classic but the game was canceled after Cal State Fullerton announced that a player had tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the team to quarantine for 14 days and the player to self-isolate for 10.
Following the positive test, USD announced its men’s basketball program would pause all team activities for 14 days as a result of a positive COVID-19 test result within their program.
Most recently, the Titans were scheduled to open their season on Wednesday against Bethesda University but the game was canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test in the Flames program.READ MORE: San Diego Woman Sues GoFundMe Campaign Creator Over Starbucks Barista Fundraiser
There were no immediate plans to re-schedule the game against Bethesda University.
Four players from the 2019-20 team, forwards Johnny Wang and Vincent Lee and guards Wayne Arnold and Tory San Antonio, will join the Titans in their coronavirus-delayed season.
The game is set to begin at 6 p.m. and will be streamed by the WCC Network.MORE NEWS: Driver Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights Despite 'Heroic' Efforts Of Good Samaritan
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