American University Men’s Basketball Opening Games Postponed

The Greyhounds’ games against the Eagles and Midshipmen to be rescheduled at a later date

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Patriot League men’s basketball games between Loyola Maryland and American scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 2 and Sunday, Jan. 3 have been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Loyola Maryland men’s basketball program’s Tier 1.

The contests between the Greyhounds and Eagles will be rescheduled following discussions with the two schools and the League office.

Loyola Maryland’s men’s basketball games against Navy, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 9 and Sunday, Jan. 10 will also be postponed with scheduling adjustments to be announced at a later date.

NCAA TIER 1 DEFINITION: Tier 1 is the highest exposure tier and consists of individuals for whom physical distancing and face coverings are not possible or effective during athletic training or competition. Examples of relevant individuals include student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists, medical staff, equipment staff and officials.

Fans can visit the Patriot League’s official website – – for up-to-date scheduling information regarding men’s and women’s basketball in addition to the League’s other 23 sports. Nearly every Patriot League men’s and women’s basketball game can be seen on ESPN+ – International viewers can visit for League coverage. In addition, select Patriot League basketball games will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network. 

Courtesy of American University Athletics

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