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Northwestern’s matchup with Minnesota canceled due to Gophers’ COVID-19 outbreak

Northwestern will no longer make the trip to the Twin Cities this Saturday, as its matchup with Minnesota was canceled on Monday morning because of a COVID-19 outbreak within the Golden Gophers football program.

Our game on Dec. 5 against Northwestern has been canceled and all team-related activities remain paused.

— Minnesota Football (@GopherFootball) November 30, 2020

As a result of the cancelation, Northwestern will clinch the Big Ten West as long as three total Big Ten games are played over the next two weeks.