Gophers men’s basketball game at Michigan State Wednesday postponed after shooting
(ABC 6 News) – In the wake of Monday night’s shooting on the Michigan State University campus, which left three people dead and five others injured, the University of Minnesota men’s basketball game against the Spartans in East Lansing, Mich. has been postponed.
Michigan State Police and Public Safety said Monday night that all campus activities, including athletics, were canceled for the next 48 hours. A spokesperson for the U of M confirmed that Minnesota’s scheduled game at Michigan State on Wednesday won’t be played at its originally scheduled time.
As of Wednesday, a new date hadn’t been chosen for the game and the universities hadn’t officially said a new date will be set. For now, it remains postponed indefinitely.
The regular season is currently scheduled to end on March 5 with the Big Ten Tournament set to begin on March 8.
Minnesota is 7-16 (1-12 in conference play) and sits last in the Big Ten. The team’s next scheduled game is currently set for Saturday against Penn State.