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Cincinnati's positive COVID tests postpone Tulsa game

Cincinnati's positive COVID tests postpone Tulsa game”

Tulsa's next game is scheduled for October 23 at South Florida in Tampa, Fla.

The Cincinnati Bearcats at Tulsa Golden Hurricane football game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17 has been postponed, it was announced on Thursday.

The AAC also announced the conference title game will be held on either December 12 or December 19.

Later, FIU at Charlotte was postponed because of an increase in positive tests in the FIU program.

"We are disappointed we will be unable to play Tulsa Saturday", Cincinnati athletic director John Cunningham said in a statement.

The range of Cincinnati players that have tested positive or happen to be reverted via contact tracing wasn't shown by the faculty, which hasn't been producing those numbers general during its own testing of athletes.

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Cincinnati's next scheduled game is against SMU on October 24 in Dallas.

TU's next game is against South Florida on October 23.

Florida Atlantic University and Southern Mississippi had their October 10 game postponed after FAU reported 18 players and nine staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Saban said Wednesday that he didn't have symptoms. He is unlikely to coach Saturday against Georgia. FAU has had six games postponed or canceled due to the pandemic.

Tulsa has had three games postponed, including its opener against Oklahoma State, which it was able to make up. The Golden Hurricane have performed just twice this year. They are scheduled to play at USF on October 23.

Officials said student-athletes will be quarantining due to the positive COVID-19 cases, the American Athletic Conference announced Friday. "This TU Homecoming game was a great opportunity to showcase our football program, the community and the American Athletic Conference against the nation's No. 8 team".

Saturday's game was set to be the homecoming game for Tulsa.



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