DePaul postpones two more men’s basketball games

Positive coronavirus tests have prevented the Blue Demons from starting their season.

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Thanks to the coronavirus, DePaul’s Dave Leitao has yet to coach a game this season.

Thanks to the coronavirus, DePaul’s Dave Leitao has yet to coach a game this season.

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DePaul has postponed two more men’s basketball games.

Games Friday against Seton Hall and next Monday against Villanova were postponed as positive coronavirus tests continue to hamper the Blue Demons’ program.

“As we continue to abide by COVID-19 protocols, we must pause our men’s basketball activities,” athletic director DeWayne Peevy said in a statement. “These are difficult decisions but there is nothing more important than the safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff.”

The Blue Demons’ season was supposed to start Nov. 25 against Chicago State, but school officials canceled that game as well as three others – Nov. 28 vs. Alcorn State, Dec. 3 vs. Northern Illinois and Dec. 6 vs. Iowa State.

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