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Bighorns-Tulsa game postponed

By ThisIsReno

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Due to travel problems caused by high winds in the region, tonight’s game between the Reno Bighorns and Tulsa 66ers has been postponed. Details on a makeup date will be announced as soon as possible.

Because of the postponement, the team will offer basketball fans a very special experience tonight in the Reno Events Center. The Bighorns will open their practice to the public at 7 p.m., and the team will sign autographs for fans at the conclusion of practice.

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