The Number 8-ranked Bearcats’ road video game against Tulsa on Sunday has been postponed because of beneficial COVID-19 cases with Cincinnati , the American Sports Conference announced Thursday.

The game between the Bearcats (3-0, 1-0) and Fantastic Hurricane (1-1, 1-0) continues to be rescheduled for Saturday, December. 5 at Tulsa.

“We are unhappy we will be unable to play Tulsa Saturday, ” Cincinnati sports director John Cunningham mentioned in a statement. “We understood this season was going to require a lots of patience and flexibility plus disruptions were likely to take place. The health and safety associated with student-athletes, coaches and staff members is always our primary concentrate and we appreciated the excellent work and continued devoted of our medical staff through the pandemic. ”

Tulsa is no stranger in order to coronavirus-related postponements. The Fantastic Hurricane saw last month’s game against Arkansas Condition postponed because of COVID-19 problems for the Red Wolves.

“I’m disappointed, very first, for our football student-athletes and coaches, and certainly for our staff who has ready so diligently, our campus and the City of Tulsa, ” Tulsa athletic director Ron Dickson said in a declaration.

“This SU Homecoming game was an excellent opportunity to showcase our soccer program, the community and the United states Athletic Conference against the nation’s No . 8 team. Since the university, the conference as well as the NCAA have said all through this pandemic, the health plus safety of our student-athletes are in the forefront of all choices. ”