Gophers game vs. Alcorn State canceled due to COVID protocols

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball game against Alcorn State scheduled for Wednesday night has been canceled.

The Gophers announced the news Wednesday afternoon, citing COVID-19 health and safety protocols in Alcorn State’s program as the reason for the cancellation.

The game will not be rescheduled.

The U of M says tickets for Wednesday night’s scheduled game can be exchanged for an upcoming game against Rutgers, Penn State, Northwestern or Indiana. Ticketholders are urged to call the ticket office at 1-800-U-GOPHER.

Minnesota is scheduled to begin Big Ten Conference games on Jan. 2 against Illinois.