Ohio State men’s basketball cancels game against UT Martin amid COVID-19 concerns

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State University men’s basketball team will miss a second game due to COVID-19.

The Buckeyes announced Sunday that their home game against UT Martin, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 21, had been cancelled.

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The cancellation was due to Covid concerns within the Buckeye basketball program.

“The safety and well-being of the student-athletes, coaches, staff and Ohio State community continue to remain the highest priority,” Ohio State’s Department of Athletics said in a release.

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This marked the second men’s basketball game to be cancelled. The Buckeye’s game with the Kentucky Wildcats was cancelled Saturday, according to our news partners at 10TV.

OSU’s game against UT Martin will not be rescheduled and all team-related activities remain suspended.