The game that was set aside as Chris Street Remembrance Day won't be played Wednesday night in Iowa City. The reason has nothing to do with the weather forecast.

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It's something we certainly don't hear about as often as we did a couple of years ago, but Wednesday night's Big Ten men's basketball game between Iowa and Northwestern has been called off "due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols within the Northwestern program."

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That, of course, means that Payton Sandfort (#20 above and below) and Tony Perkins (hugging #1 Ahron Ulis below) won't have the opportunity to stay hot. Sandfort has scored 60 points in Iowa's last three games, while Perkins put up a career-high 22 against Maryland on Sunday.

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Kris Murray has scored 93 in his last four games.

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According to the University of Iowa Sports Information Department, both Iowa and Northwestern are working with the Big Ten to reschedule the game. Iowa is currently in a 3-way tie for 4th place in the Big Ten at 4-3 (12-6 overall), while Northwestern is 3-3 in conference play and 12-5 overall.

Wednesday night's Iowa men's basketball game against Northwestern was scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on Big Ten Network. Immediately afterward, the Big Ten Network was going to air 'The B1G Story: Chris Street.' The University of Iowa says the Big Ten Network will now air the documentary at approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday night, instead of 10 p.m. This Thursday, January 19, is the 30th anniversary of Street's death.

After the documentary, the Big Ten Network will air the Iowa-Michigan game from January 31, 1993. It was Iowa's first home game after Street's passing.

The 2022-23 Hawkeyes' next game is Saturday, January 21 at 1 p.m. It will air on Fox.

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