Iowa Women's Basketball

Saturday's Iowa vs. Ohio State women's basketball game is postponed

Decision is made after positive coronavirus tests within the Buckeyes' program

Iowa Coach Lisa Bluder yells toward the bench during the Hawkeyes' 82-80 win over Iowa State last Wednesday. Iowa's game
Iowa Coach Lisa Bluder yells toward the bench during the Hawkeyes’ 82-80 win over Iowa State last Wednesday. Iowa’s game at Ohio State on Saturday has been postponed due to positive coronavirus tests within the Ohio State program. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

IOWA CITY — Due to positive coronavirus tests within the Ohio State women’s basketball program, Saturday’s game between the Buckeyes and Iowa has been posponed.

According to a release by the University of Iowa, the decision to pause and postpone was made jointly by the Ohio State’s department of athletics and its sports medicine staff.

The game was scheduled to be played at 11 a.m. (Iowa time) in Columbus. Iowa, Ohio State and the Big Ten will work to reschedule.

Iowa’s next game is next Tuesday at home against Western Illinois. Game time is 1 p.m.

The Hawkeyes are 4-1 overall, 1-1 in the Big Ten.

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