Report: MSU-Minnesota unlikely to be rescheduled due to Rutgers not adjusting schedule

Rutgers will not adjust its schedule, meaning it’s unlikely Michigan State will be able to make up its postponed game with Minnesota.

Last week’s matchup between Michigan State and Minnesota was postponed after the shooting on the Michigan State campus. There was hope the game could be rescheduled for next week if Rutgers was willing to move its matchup with Minnesota from Thursday to Tuesday. However, reports indicate it will not do so.

Here’s what Chris Solari of the Detroit Free Press heard on the reasoning for why Rutgers wouldn’t adjust its schedule:

So what does this mean for Michigan State? Honestly, not rescheduling the game might have no impact to the Spartans. A win over Minnesota will not do much for its NCAA Tournament resume, and if the Spartans win out they should still earn the double-bye in the Big Ten Tournament. So, it really doesn’t have much of an impact other than fans losing an opportunity to watch Michigan State on the court.

No official word has been made from the Big Ten or Michigan State so there’s still a chance we’ll see this matchup between the Spartans and Golden Gophers played. But for now, it sounds very unlikely.

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