No. 9 Duke delays opener after opponent’s positive test

No. 9 Duke postponed Wednesday’s scheduled season opener against Gardner-Webb due to a positive COVID-19 test within the opponent’s program.The Blue Devils are now set to open the season Saturday against visiting Coppin State at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.”The postponement came following a positive COVID-19 test and contact tracing with the Runnin’ Bulldogs,” Gardner-Webb said in a statement released Monday. “The student-athlete who tested positive is currently asymptomatic.”The statement said a make-up date for the game is still an option.

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