BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Due to the State of Emergency from the chemical leak and subsequent water contamination in the Kanawha Valley, the Mountain East Conference has suspended on-campus athletic events at institutions in the affected area until further notice.
Based on this decision, West Virginia State will now travel to Notre Dame College for a men's and women's basketball doubleheader on Saturday and will also be on the road for a doubleheader against Urbana on Monday. The Yellow Jackets will then play host to the Falcons on Feb. 20 and the Blue Knights on Feb. 22.
The University of Charleston's men's and women's basketball teams will also now play on the road at Notre Dame College on Monday. The Golden Eagles will then play host to the Falcons on Feb. 22.
MEC Schedule Updates
Saturday, Jan. 11
West Virginia State at Notre Dame College (Women: 2 p.m., Men: 4 p.m.)
Monday, Jan. 13
West Virginia State at Urbana (Women: 5:30 p.m., Men: 7:30 p.m.)
Charleston at Notre Dame College (Women: 5:30 p.m., Men: 7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, Feb. 20
Notre Dame College at West Virginia State (Women: 2 p.m., Men: 4 p.m.)
Saturday, Feb. 22
Urbana at West Virginia State (Women: 2 p.m., Men: 4 p.m.)
Notre Dame College at Charleston (Women: 2 p.m., Men: 4 p.m.)