Officials announce cancellation of inaugural HBCU World Series

Officials announce cancellation of inaugural HBCU World Series
(Source: Josh Auzenne)

CHICAGO (WAFB) - The Southern University Athletic Department announced Wednesday that the HBCU World Series has been canceled.

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SU officials initially tweeted out the game was canceled due to expected severe weather in the forecast. They later sent a news release that stated the terms of the contract between Southern and BCSG were not fulfilled before the team left Baton Rouge.

Southern was scheduled to face North Carolina A&T in Chicago for the inaugural game Friday at 1 p.m.

The university said it will host a viewing party for the NCAA Baseball Regional Show.

The team matchups will be announced Monday.

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