By CBSLA Staff

NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA) — Cal State Northridge’s women’s basketball game scheduled for Thursday at Cal State Bakersfield was canceled Monday due to COVID-19 protocols.

Under the recently adjusted Big West Conference policies, the game will be declared no contest and will not be rescheduled.

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The Matadors are set to play Saturday at Cal State Bakersfield in what would be its first conference game of the season.

The team has not played since Dec. 21, when they defeated the University of Antelope Valley, 90-32.

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CSUN home games against UC Irvine and UC San Diego were canceled due to COVID-19 protocols within the Matadors’ program.

Last season, Cal State Northridge canceled its entire women’s basketball campaign after coronavirus-related opt-outs left it with six players.

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