Duke basketball postpones season opener against Gardner-Webb over positive COVID-19 test

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Mike Krzyzewski

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski gestures during the first half of the team’s NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Duke men’s basketball is postponing its season opener on Wednesday against Gardner-Webb due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Bulldog program.

The Blue Devils’ season opener is now scheduled for Saturday vs. Coppin State in Cameron Indoor Stadium at 2 p.m. on the ACC Network.

Duke Athletics said the game may be played at a later date if the programs’ schedules permit.

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