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Men’s basketball game postponed due to broken glass

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By Josh Beneteau 

Update: The game has been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 22 at 6 p.m.

The Ryerson men’s basketball game against the Laurentian Voyageurs Friday night was postponed after the backboard glass broke.

Ryerson guard Aaron Best shattered the glass when he dunked a ball during warmup. The game was delayed for over an hour before eventually being postponed.

Photo by Stephen Armstrong

Photo by Stephen Armstrong

 

Ryerson athletics issued this statement on the postponing of the game.

“An incident occurred with 8:30 left in the warmup in which the backboard glass shattered following a Ryerson dunk. Staff worked to remove the broken backboard and replace it with a spare. Due to the time required to safely reinstall the glass, the referees and coaches of both teams agreed on postponing the game.”

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