Northwestern postpones men’s basketball game at Iowa due to COVID-19 outbreak


For the primary time in a very long time, a sports activities sport will not be performed due to COVID-19.

Northwestern introduced Tuesday that its Wednesday males’s basketball sport at Iowa has been postponed due to an outbreak on the group. The Wildcats solely have six accessible gamers, in line with Stadium’s Jeff Goodman. The 2 sides will work to reschedule the Huge Ten matchup.

Each groups are nicely behind Purdue within the convention standings. Northwestern (12-5 total, 3-3 Huge Ten) misplaced its previous two video games, whereas Iowa (12-6, 4-3 Huge Ten) is on a four-game profitable streak.

COVID-19 cancellations and postponements have not performed a task in school sports activities since 2021 when a number of colleges endured outbreaks. Colleges like UCLA, Ohio State and Duke canceled a number of video games early within the 2021-22 season due to the Omicron variant of the virus.

Northwestern will look to reschedule its sport with Iowa. (Photograph by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Photos)


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