Detroit Mercy's game vs. Oakland canceled due to COVID-19 problems within Titans' program

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Detroit Mercy head coach Mike Davis talks to players during a timeout during the second half against Michigan State at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

The Horizon League has canceled the Oakland at Detroit Mercy's game, originally scheduled for Wednesday, the league announced on Monday.

The Titans programs continues to battle COVID-19 cases with the program with vaccinated players.

According to the Horizon League policy, cancellations due to COVID-19 are considered forfeits unless deemed a no-contest by the league's commissioner. Detroit Mercy sought out and was granted a no-contest ruling by Horizon League commissioner Julie Roe Lach.

Last week, the conference decided to cancel games for both Detroit Mercy's men's and women's basketball programs due to COVID-19 protocols.

The New Year's Day clash between the Oakland Grizzlies women's basketball team and Green Bay was canceled due to COVID-19 issues within the Oakland program. That game was deemed a no-contest.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Detroit Mercy's Jan. 5 game vs. Oakland canceled due to COVID-19