UW

UW Huskies cancel game with No. 5 Gonzaga due to COVID

Dec 9, 2021, 3:30 PM
UW Huskies Gonzaga...
The UW Huskies and Gonzaga Bulldogs last played each other in 2019 at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. (Photo by Mike Tedesco/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mike Tedesco/Getty Images)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — No. 5 Gonzaga’s game against the UW Huskies scheduled for Sunday has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols within the Washington program.

Saturday: Gonzaga falls to No. 16 Alabama in Battle in Seattle

The game will not be made up this season. The schools said Thursday that continuing the series is important and the programs would be working to find a date for the game to be played in Spokane next season.

The Gonzaga game is the third straight game to be postponed or canceled for Washington since a COVID-19 outbreak hit the Huskies last week. Washington’s game at No. 11 Arizona was postponed until January, while its home game against No. 4 UCLA was canceled and officially recorded as a forfeit.

Washington said it would continue “modified workouts” and receive consultation from the program’s medical team as it works toward full practice participation.

During his weekly radio show Tuesday, Washington coach Mike Hopkins said several players had been placed into a 10-day quarantine after testing positive. Hopkins did not specify how many, but said no one has experienced a serious illness.

The next scheduled UW Huskies game is Dec. 18 vs. Seattle.

UW

UW Huskies...
The Associated Press

Brown scores 27, UW Huskies beat Oregon State 82-72

Terrell Brown Jr. scored 27 points and the UW Huskies turned back Oregon State 82-72 despite being without head coach Mike Hopkins.
4 days ago
UW Huskies...
The Associated Press

Brown scores 25, UW Huskies hold on to beat Stanford 67-64

Terrell Brown Jr. scored 25 points, Jamal Bey added 17 points and the UW Huskies held off Stanford 67-64 on Saturday.
9 days ago
UW Huskies Cal...
The Associated Press

Terrell Brown Jr. sparks rally, UW Huskies topple Cal 64-55

Terrell Brown Jr. overcame a quiet start scoring 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and the UW Huskies rallied from a nine-point deficit to beat California 64-55 on Wednesday night.
12 days ago
UW Huskies Colorado...
The Associated Press

da Silva scores 22, Colorado beats UW Huskies 78-64

Tristan da Silva scored a career-high 22 points, Julian Hammond III added 14 and Colorado beat the UW Huskies 78-64 for its fifth consecutive win.
15 days ago
UW Huskies Utah Jamal Bey...
The Associated Press

Balanced UW Huskies knock off Utah 74-68 for first Pac-12 win

Daejon Davis scored 16 points to lead four in double figures as the UW Huskies beat the Utah Utes 74-68 on Thursday night.
18 days ago
UW Huskies Rome Odunze...
Brent Stecker

What latest UW Huskies football departure says about state of program

Where do things stand now for new coach Kalen DeBoer's UW Huskies with WR coach Junior Adams off to Oregon? Jake Heaps and Brock Huard share their insight.
18 days ago
UW Huskies cancel game with No. 5 Gonzaga due to COVID