Northwestern men’s basketball has been compelled to put off a 2d sport this week on account of COVID-19, the college introduced Thursday.
Northwestern used to be set to host Wisconsin on Saturday, however the sport used to be known as off on account of the Wildcats’ endured problems with COVID-19.
“The lads’s basketball house sport scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 in opposition to Wisconsin may not be performed because of COVID-19 well being and protection protocols inside the Northwestern program,” the varsity said in a press unencumber.
“Northwestern and Wisconsin, along side the Giant Ten Convention, will paintings in combination to spot conceivable rescheduling dates.”
That is the second one sport this season that Northwestern has been compelled to put off over COVID-19.
The college introduced previous this week that Wednesday’s game against Iowa can be postponed for a similar causes.
Consistent with The Day by day Northwestern, the student-run newspaper, the sport used to be canceled since the Wildcats most effective had six to be had gamers. Giant Ten regulations require that no less than seven gamers be to be had.
The sport has been rescheduled for Jan. 31 at Iowa, the hole reported.
Wisconsin prior to now had a sport in December canceled on account of a iciness hurricane and might be searching for a rescheduled date for Saturday’s sport.