By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The UCLA men’s basketball team will not face Alabama State as planned after entering COVID-19 protocols.

UCLA announced the postponement of their Wednesday night game against Alabama State at 7 p.m. an hour before tip-off.

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Earlier in the day, UCLA head coach Mick Cronin was placed into COVID-19 protocols and would not attend the game. At the time, it seemed the Bruins would press on with associate head coach Darren Savino taking the helm as acting head coach.

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Cronin’s older brother Dan tweeted that the Bruins head coach was doing fine.

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For the Bruins, this is the second game that has been postponed or canceled because of COVID-19 protocols. Earlier in December, UCLA’s game against the University of Washington was canceled because of COVID-19 issues within the Huskies organization.