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Weather causes Duke, UNC to alter women’s basketball schedules

FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2016, file photo, North Carolina head coach Sylvia Hatchell yells to players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in South Bend, Ind. Hatchell joined the 1,000-win club on Dec. 19, 2017.
FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2016, file photo, North Carolina head coach Sylvia Hatchell yells to players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in South Bend, Ind. Hatchell joined the 1,000-win club on Dec. 19, 2017. AP Photo

With snow and ice forecast to hit the state Saturday night, two women’s basketball games scheduled for Sunday will not be played that day.

South Carolina was scheduled to play at Duke while UNC Greensboro and North Carolina were to play at Carmichael Arena on Sunday.

UNC athletics announced its game has been rescheduled to Friday at 7 p.m.

Duke announced that its game with South Carolina will not be played and that the teams are making their “best effort” to reschedule it.

An Illinois native, Steve Wiseman has covered Duke athletics since 2010 for the Durham Herald-Sun and Raleigh News & Observer. Prior to his arrival in Durham, he worked for newspapers in Columbia and Spartanburg, S.C., Biloxi, Miss., and Charlotte covering beats including the NFL’s Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints, University of South Carolina athletics and the S.C. General Assembly.

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