RICHMOND, Va (WWBT) – VCU men’s basketball will not play in the NCAA tournament after the 64th game Round against Oregon with 7 seeds was declared as a “no-contest” due to COVID-19 protocols

The NCAA said in a statement, “This decision was made in consultation with the Marion County Health Department”As a result, Oregon will advance to the next round of the tournament. The NCAA and the Committee regret that the VCU’s student athletes and coaching staff are unable to enter a tournament in which they have acquired the right to participate. We are unable to provide further details due to privacy concerns ????

“We have been tested every day for the past three weeks, but have received multiple positive tests over the past 48 hours”We are devastated for our players and coaches. It was a dream for all of us to play in the NCAA tournament. We appreciate the care of our doctors and the administration this year and all of our efforts and attention are directed to our players at this time be said VCU head coach Mike Rhoades

The Rams have secured a big place in the NCAA tournament after a 19: 7 campaign in which they reached the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship Game for the sixth time since 2012: 13 Time in school history and for the 12th time Times since 2004 in the NCAA tournament on

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Source: https://www.nbc12.com/2021/03/20/vcu-mens-basketball-out-ncaa-tournament-due-covid-protocols/