The Oklahoma-West Virginia recreation set for Saturday has been canceled due to COVID-19 points throughout the West Virginia program, the Massive 12 introduced Thursday.
West Virginia is pausing all staff actions for seven days because it makes an attempt to restrict the unfold of the virus. The sport, which was to air on ABC at midday, is not going to be rescheduled
.No. 11 Oklahoma will face No. 7 Iowa State within the Massive 12 championship recreation subsequent week in Arlington, Texas. The Sooners (7-2) already had secured a spot within the recreation, and Iowa State (8-2) is off this week.
“Our intent is to get this unfold below management as quickly as potential for the well being and security of all concerned,” West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons stated in a ready assertion. “We’re past dissatisfied to not play our ultimate house recreation of the season and honor our seniors, however we have to act now and reevaluate our state of affairs after Dec. 17.”
West Virginia is 5-4 on the season and will return for a possible bowl recreation.