OVERTIME OF INTERRUPTED GAME WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY AT JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY TO BE PLAYED FRIDAY AFTERNOON

Hampton, Va. – The overtime period of the February 19 men's basketball game between Winston-Salem State University and Johnson C. Smith University will be played Friday, February 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. In Brayboy Gymnasium the campus of Johnson C, Smith University.

Last evening's game was interrupted due to a light fixture that was broken during the final seconds of regulation play.  Officials and school representatives on the scene determined that play could not continue at the time due to safety precautions. 

The 2014 & 2015 NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL RULE 5, Section 4, reads:

  • Section 4. Interrupted Game
    When a game is interrupted because of events beyond the control of the responsible administrative authorities, it shall be continued from the point of interruption unless the teams agree otherwise or there are applicable conference, league or association rules.

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association® (CIAA) held meetings with school officials, coaches and other representatives who have determined that the game will be completed in the same location at 2 p.m. Friday, February 21. 

CIAA regular season basketball play concludes on Saturday, February 22, 2014.The CIAA Tournament begins Tuesday in Charlotte.

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