Iowa vs. Northwestern recreation is not going to be performed Wednesday on account of Wildcats’ well being and questions of safety



Wednesday evening’s Massive Ten matchup between Northwestern and Iowa scheduled to happen in Iowa Metropolis, Iowa, is not going to be performed on account of well being and security protocols in place inside the Northwestern program, the 2 colleges introduced Tuesday morning. It is unclear if the sport can be rescheduled at a later date, however the colleges stated they’re working collectively along with the Massive Ten to attempt to establish doable dates to play the sport.

If the sport cannot be rescheduled, the Massive Ten has a forfeit coverage it enacted throughout the pandemic that claims, partially: “If a workforce is unable to take part in a scheduled convention competitors on account of COVID-19 and in consequence the competitors is unable to happen on the calendar day on which it’s scheduled, the competitors shall be thought of a forfeit by the workforce unable to take part and shall not be rescheduled.” 

That coverage was put in place for 2021-22, nonetheless, and it’s unclear if that coverage stands in 2022-23. If it does, per the coverage, Northwestern can be assessed a loss, Iowa can be assessed a win and the convention standings can be adjusted accordingly.

Iowa is 12-6 on the season and 4-3 in Massive Ten play after opening Massive Ten motion 0-3. Northwestern is 12-5 on the season with a 3-3 convention file.



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