By Anthony Covino
The men’s basketball team’s next three games are postponed due to positive COVID-19 test results within the program, FDU Athletics said Tuesday morning .
The game dates are: Jan. 7 against Wagner at home, Jan. 14 at Saint Francis Brooklyn and Jan. 15 at Saint Francis Brooklyn. It is unknown whether these games will be rescheduled or if any more will be postponed as well.
The Equinox has reached out to athletics for comment and will update this story if any additional details become available.
The Knights are 2-6 on the season with a 1-1 record in the NEC.
The Knights have had a rocky start to the season with starters Devon Dunn and Xzavier Malone-Key opting out of the season due to COVID-19 concerns. Malone-Key also entered the transfer portal and committed to Oregon State University.
Multiple men’s team players have been suspended this season for breaking university protocols, now a COVID-19 outbreak is among both of FDU’s basketball programs as this announcement comes a few days after the women’s basketball team paused activities due to a positive COVID-19 test in the program.
Now, both teams will not be playing in the foreseeable future.