MICHIGAN PENN STATE
Michigan basketball’s makeup game at Penn State scheduled for Jan. 27
The Michigan Wolverines won the game 62-58. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan basketball’s postponed game at Penn State has been rescheduled for Wednesday (Jan. 27), the Big Ten announced. Michigan and Penn State were supposed to meet in Happy Valley on Jan. 9, but the game was postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Nittany Lions’ program. Instead, they will play at Penn State on Wednesday night and then host Indiana the following Saturday (Jan. 30) in Ann Arbor. In their first meeting this season, Michigan survived a scare from Penn State, winning 62-58 after trailing in the final minutes at the Crisler Center.
Michigan basketball game postponed Saturday due to COVID-19 cases in Penn State program
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan basketball’s game against Penn State on Saturday has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Penn State program. Penn State men’s basketball has paused all team-related activities due to positive COVID-19 results among its Tier 1 personnel. Due to the pause, the Nittany Lions’ home games against Michigan (Jan. 9) and Rutgers (Jan. 12) have been postponed. https://t.co/x9vHy0jo4x — Penn State Men’s Basketball (@PennStateMBB) January 6, 2021“The institutions will work with the Big Ten Conference to identify rescheduling options,” Penn State said in a release. In the first meeting against Penn State this season, Michigan survived, 62-58, after trailing in the final minutes at the Crisler Center.
Michigan football cancels Maryland game due to COVID-19 concerns
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football has canceled this weekend’s game against Maryland due to COVID-19 concerns within the Wolverines’ program. Saturday’s game against Maryland will not be rescheduled, U of M announced. It was the final home game of the season for the Wolverines. Last week, Ohio State was forced to cancel its game against Illinois due to positive tests. A trip to Ohio State is scheduled for next week, and then the schedule includes one final game against a team from the Big Ten West.
Michigan football pausing team activities due to COVID-19 concerns
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football is pausing all team activities Monday due to possible COVID-19 concerns, the university announced. UPDATE: Michigan football cancels Maryland game due to COVID-19 concerns“Out of caution, we are holding all team activities virtually today,” athletic department spokesperson David Ablauf said. The Wolverines made it through six of their eight regular season games without any widespread COVID-19 outbreaks. Just two days after hosting Penn State at Michigan Stadium, the team announced all activities are being held virtually. It’s unclear if the team will have to miss any games, or how long the shutdown will last.