COVID-19 outbreak at Northwestern postpones game at Iowa

Jan 16, 2023, 6:47 PM | Updated: Jan 17, 2023, 8:49 am
Northwestern center Matthew Nicholson (34) dunks against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA coll...

Northwestern center Matthew Nicholson (34) dunks against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

              Iowa guard Connor McCaffery (30) reacts after hitting a 3-point basket against Maryland during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Iowa City, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP)
            
              Northwestern center Matthew Nicholson (34) dunks against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The men’s basketball game between Iowa and Northwestern scheduled for Wednesday in Iowa City will not be played due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols within the Northwestern program.

The two schools will work with the Big Ten to reschedule the game.

All distributed tickets for the Northwestern-Iowa contest will be valid for the new date and time, if the game is able to be rescheduled.

Iowa next plays at Ohio State on Saturday. Northwestern is scheduled to play Wisconsin at home Saturday.

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