UW women’s basketball season opener postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

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MADISON, Wis. — The season opener for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s women’s basketball team has been postponed.

The game against the Miami Redhawks was initially scheduled for Wednesday. According to a news release from UW Athletics, the game was postponed due to “protocols related to COVID-19 for the Redhawks.”

The game will be rescheduled for later in the season.

The Badgers will now kick off their season against Western Illinois on Sunday.