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New Mexico at Colorado State basketball series postponed due to COVID-19 issues

The CSU men's basketball program said there is a "COVID situation within the Lobo program." Both the Tuesday and Thursday games will not be played this week.
Credit: AP
New Mexico head coach Paul Weir speaks with Colorado State head coach Niko Medved after the NCAA college basketball game between the teams was cancelled due to COVID-19 just before tipoff at Moby Arena at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (B ethany Baker/Fort Collins Coloradoan via AP)

The New Mexico at Colorado State men's basketball series won't be played this week.

About 30 minutes before Tuesday's scheduled 9 p.m. tip in Fort Collins, word began spreading through Moby Arena that the game would not happen.

The CSU men's basketball program said there is a "COVID situation within the Lobo program." Both the Tuesday and Thursday games will not be played this week.

"Due to COVID-19 issues within the New Mexico men’s basketball program, the two-game series between the Lobos and Colorado State on Feb. 9-11 has been postponed," read a statement from the Mountain West. "Further updates and schedule adjustments by the Mountain West will be announced at a later date."

>> Read the full story from The Coloradoan here.

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