Wright State cancels season-opening Illinois trip

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Wright State’s men’s basketball team will not be traveling to Illinois for to open the season over Thanksgiving break this year.

University officials said the trip was canceled due to a lack of available student-athletes, either as a result of quarantining, close contact or injury.

“As we have seen this summer and fall with professional sports and college football, disruption is likely while competing in a pandemic,” said Bob Grant, Wright State Director of Athletics. “We must continue to hold the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes, coaches and staff as our top priority as we navigate through this current athletic landscape.

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