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NCAA staff | March 20, 2021

VCU-Oregon game ruled a no-contest due to COVID-19 protocols

Committee chair Mitch Barnhart on VCU no-contest, what's next

The NCAA has canceled Saturday night's VCU-Oregon first round game. Read the NCAA's full statement below.

“The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee has declared the VCU-Oregon game scheduled for Saturday night at Indiana Farmers Coliseum a no-contest because of COVID-19 protocols. This decision was made in consultation with the Marion County Public Health Department. As a result, Oregon will advance to the next round of the tournament. The NCAA and the committee regret that VCU’s student-athletes and coaching staff will not be able to play in a tournament in which they earned the right to participate. Because of privacy issues we cannot provide further details.”

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