Ohio-Eastern Michigan game postponed
by From staff reports, USA TODAY
A Mid-American Conference men’s basketball game between Eastern Michigan and Ohio University scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed, the school announced via its official Twitter account.
The conference announced the game is rescheduled for Feb. 20.
Game time for the host Bobcats (15-5, 6-0 MAC) and Eastern Michigan (10-10, 3-3) was set for 7 p.m. ET.
The campus in Athens was closed Wednesday after police received reports of an armed robbery of a woman at a campus apartment complex.
The following was posted on the school’s official website at 12:25 p.m. ET
In light of the fact that the armed fugitive that was spotted in the Athens campus vicinity has not been apprehended, the President has decided as a precautionary measure to close the Athens campus. All classes are cancelled, all students will be asked to return to their residences, and all non-essential employees should return home Unless notified otherwise, classes and normal work activities will resume Thursday at their normal times.
The gunman was last seen fleeing in the direction of another part of campus. The Athens News reported that as of 1 p.m. ET the gunman had not been apprehended.