ECU men’s basketball game vs. Wichita State postponed ‘due to COVID-19 developments’ within ECU program

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – East Carolina University’s men’s basketball team’s showdown with Wichita State is being postponed.

East Carolina University says on its athletics website the Pirates’ game Wednesday night against the Shockers “has been postponed due to COVID-19 developments within the ECU program.”

The 7 p.m. game is the last scheduled game of the year for the Pirates.

Both teams are 9-3, and the game would have been the first meeting between the two teams this season, before closing out the regular season against each other on March 5th.

According to the ECU Athletics website, the Pirates have won 5 of their last 6 games, and this game would have been the beginning of their American Athletic Conference play against the league’s defending regular-season champion in the Shockers.

Wichita State was to travel to Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum in Greenville.

Chip Welch, ECU’s assistant director of media relations, says any new information about future and rescheduled games will be announced when it becomes available.

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