No. 19 Southern California’s planned home game Saturday against unbeaten Colorado has been dropped because of positive COVID-19 tests for the Trojans.
Colorado (2-0) promptly reserved a substitution game against San Diego State in Boulder on Saturday evening.
In a proclamation Thursday night, the Pac-12 said USC (3-0) didn’t have the base number of grant players accessible at a particular position bunch because of at any rate two positive COVID-19 cases and the subsequent detachment of extra players under contact following conventions. The Trojans haven’t recognized the position or the players in question.
“We are baffled for our players and fans and those from Colorado that Saturday’s down won’t be played, yet the wellbeing and security of everybody in the two projects is the very pinnacle of need,” USC mentor Clay Helton said in a proclamation. “We will proceed to test and screen our players, mentors and staff and accept direction from wellbeing authorities as we plan for our leftover games.”
Colorado moved rapidly to make sure about another game against Aztecs, whose game against Fresno State booked for Friday was dropped last Sunday because of positive tests for the Bulldogs.
USC dropped practice before Thursday for the second time in three days while anticipating test results for a player displaying COVID-19 sickness indications.
USC likewise held its group exercises essentially Tuesday after a player who had gone to the Trojans’ success at Utah a weekend ago tried positive for COVID. Another player tried positive Wednesday before the Trojans held their ordinary practice, and five extra players were isolated because of contact following.
The Trojans haven’t said which players are included, however Helton affirmed they incorporate starters.
USC’s next game is booked for Friday, Dec. 4, at the Coliseum against Washington State. The Cougars are inert this week on the grounds that their booked Apple Cup meeting with Washington this Friday was rejected because of positive tests at Washington State.