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Postponed: U.Va.-Wise only game in town (and it's free)

Carmen Musick • Jan 17, 2018 at 1:21 PM

Icy road conditions in many parts of the region will keep high school gyms closed again tonight. Middle, high school and college basketball games throughout the region have been postponed this evening, with the exception of the University of Virginia's College at Wise which will host a doubleheader with West Virginia State beginning at 5:30 p.m. All fans will be admitted free of charge.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

Northeast Tennessee

High School Basketball

Dobyns-Bennett at Volunteer, ppd. (Jan. 27)

Elizabethton at Sullivan Central, ppd. (Jan. 18, varsity only at 4 and 5:30 p.m.)

Johnson County at Sullivan South, ppd. (Feb. 8)

Sullivan East at Happy Valley, ppd. (Feb. 3, varsity only at 5 p.m. and 6:30)

Southwest Virginia

Mountain Mission at J.I. Burton, ppd. (Makeup date TBD)

Twin Springs at Wise Central boys, ppd. (Jan. 18, JV and varsity at 7 and 8:15 p.m.)

Union at Eastside, ppd. (Jan. 18)

Wise Central at Letcher County, Ky. girls, ppd. (Makeup date TBD)

Middle School Basketball

* Big 3 Class A middle school tournament has been tentatively rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18 at Ridgeview Elementary in Gray.

* The Middle 6 Conference boys' semifinals at Vance have been postponed until Thursday, Jan. 18. Championship games will be played Friday.

Local College Basketball

* Tonight's basketball doubleheader between UVa-Wise and West Virginia State will be played as scheduled. The women's game will tip at 5:30 p.m. with the men's game to follow. All fans in attendance will be admitted free of charge while students will have an opportunity to win cash prizes from the Virginia Lottery at halftime.

* Emory & Henry College and Lynchburg College men's basketball teams have postponed their game scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 17, until Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.

* King University's Conference Carolinas doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday night against Emmanuel College has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced.

* Wednesday’s South Atlantic Conference basketball doubleheader between Tusculum and Anderson has been postponed due to inclement weather. The games will be played Thursday night (Jan. 18) with the women’s game beginning at 6 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m. at Pioneer Arena on the Greeneville campus.

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