The North Carolina State-Clemson, Maryland-North Carolina and Villanova-Pittsburgh men's basketball games scheduled for tonight have been postponed because of snow.
The storm that blanketed the East Coast and the Carolinas also forced postponement of Tuesday's New York-Washington NBA game and the Phoenix-Carolina NHL game.
The Stony Brook at Loyola, Md., basketball game also was postponed, as were the racing cards at Philadelphia Park and the Meadowlands.
Other postponements for tonight include Army-Navy, Howard-Morgan State, James Madison-North Carolina-Wilmington, and Winston-Salem State-Virginia State.
Twenty inches of snow fell Monday night and Tuesday in Chapel Hill, site of the Maryland-North Carolina game.
In Clemson, S.C., site of the game between N.C. State and Clemson, travel was nearly impossible along the border of the two states.
A state of emergency declared by Gov. Jim Hunt prompted Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford to call the NHL and ask that the game be postponed.
''The governor has told people to stay off the road and you don't want to jeopardize safety,'' Rutherford said.
Phoenix planned to try to get to Atlanta for its game against the Thrashers tonight.
''We're trapped like rats,'' Phoenix coach Bob Francis said. ''We're three miles down the road (in a hotel) from where we should be playing and we can't play.''
The Villanova-Pittsburgh game will be made up Thursday, as will the two ACC games.
The Knicks-Wizards game was rescheduled for March 8.
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