Winter storm forces altered travel plans for NCAA Tournament

Winter storm forces altered travel plans for NCAA Tournament

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A winter storm anticipated to hit the Northeast is forcing no less than one faculty basketball group to change its journey plans for the third spherical of the NCAA Event.

West Virginia’s athletic division introduced Monday night time the Mountaineers will go away a day early for Boston. WVU says it’s going to depart Morgantown on Tuesday as a substitute of Wednesday.

Fifth-seeded West Virginia meets top-seeded Villanova within the East Area semifinals at TD Backyard on Friday night time.

The Nationwide Climate Service says the majority of the wind-driven snow and sleet is anticipated to hit New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and elements of japanese Pennsylvania earlier than heading off to Massachusetts early Thursday.

A winter storm within the East throughout the 2017 event additionally prompted groups to scramble their journey plans.

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