By CBSLA Staff

NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA) — The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team has paused all activities and canceled its next two games due to COVID-19 protocols.

The team has canceled Thursday’s home game against UC Irvine and Saturday’s game UC San Diego.

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The games will be declared no contests and not be rescheduled under recently adjusted Big West Conference policies.

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The Matadors are set to play at Cal State Bakersfield on Jan. 6 in what would be their first conference game of the season.

Last season, Cal State Northridge canceled its entire women’s basketball season when coronavirus-related opt-outs left the team with six players.

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