UVA coronavirus case postpones Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech

The Hokies will have to wait a bit longer to renew the rivalry on the hardcourt

John Ojiako #21 of the Virginia Tech Hokies is seen during the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Purcell Pavilion on March 7, 2020 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) (Michael Hickey, 2020 Michael Hickey)

An ACC rivalry is being postponed due to the coronavirus.

The ACC announced Friday that the Virginia Tech/Virginia game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 2, is postponed.

The decision was made because of a positive COVID-19 test by a Virginia basketball staff member, subsequent quarantining and contact tracing within the Virginia program, according to the ACC.

Currently, the next time the two teams are scheduled to play each other is Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. in Blacksburg.

No new date for Saturday’s postponed game has been announced.