Michigan State-Maryland canceled due to ongoing COVID issues with Terps

Michigan State’s game vs. Maryland has been canceled due to lingering COVID issues with the Terps who also had to drop their game last week.

You can go ahead and cross off another college football showdown off your list for this weekend, with Stadium’s Brett McMurphy reporting Saturday’s game between Michigan State and Maryland ha been canceled.

Maryland is dealing with COVID-19 issues, as they haven’t been able to practice at all this week. The expectation was the team’s game would end up being canceled, marking the second consecutive week the Terps’ program has made the tough call.

This is the second week in a row Maryland had to cancel a game over COVID-19

Last week, Maryland also canceled its game against Ohio State after previously pausing all team-related activities following an increase in positive cases within the program. The hope was that things would get better for Maryland and they’d be able to take on MSU this Saturday, but no such luck.

Mike Locksley’s team sits in third place of the Big Ten East standings, owning a 2-1 record. The Terps opened the season with a lopsided 43-3 loss to No. 19 Northwestern but followed that up with victories over Minnesota and Penn State. As for Michigan State, they’re a lowly 1-3 on the year, with its lone victory coming up against Jim Harbaugh and Michigan on Oct. 31.

Next week, Maryland is scheduled to take on No. 9 Indiana. For now, fans will have to wait and see if things are able to turn around and the players can get back on the field.

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