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UCSB cancels first 3 games of women’s hoop season due to positive COVID-19 test

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Gauchos women's basketball cancels the first 3 games of the season due to a positive Covid-19 test within the coaching staff.

UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A positive Covid-19 test within the UCSB coaching staff has forced the Gauchos women's basketball team to cancel their first three scheduled games of the 2020-'21 season.

Santa Barbara was scheduled to open the season at the University of San Diego on Saturday, Nov. 28 but that game is off as well as their home game Dec. 3 against Pepperdine and a road contest Dec. 8 at UCLA.

Now UCSB will begin the season at home versus Cal Baptist on Friday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.

The UCSB coaching staff will quarantine for 14 days.

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