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Wisconsin-Louisville Game Cancelled

Tough news for Badger fans.

NCAA Basketball: Green Bay at Wisconsin Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

The Wisconsin Badgers got some tough news earlier this week as the program learned its Wednesday matchup with the Louisville Cardinals would not be going forward as scheduled. Jon Rothstein and Matt Norlander reported the cancellation was due to COVID-19 protocols.

This is one of a handful of Big Ten games that have officially been cancelled or postponed just a few weeks into the season. Wisconsin was hoping to score its first marquee win of the season on Wednesday against a dangerous Louisville squad after falling short against Marquette last Friday. The Badgers remain 3-1 overall and eighth nationally on KenPom.

Wisconsin will now purportedly get a week off before facing off against Northern Iowa at home on December 16th. However, as noted in Norlander’s tweet thread above, it seems likely this game will get rescheduled for later this season. Rothstein also reported the following:

BTPowerhouse will continue to post updates on this game as more is learned.