Illinois, Ohio State cancel game following positive COVID-19 tests

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – NOVEMBER 14: Isaiah Williams #1 of the Illinois Fighting Illini throws before the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at SHI Stadium on November 14, 2020 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — After numerous confirmed positive cases within the Ohio State football program, including and most notably Head Coach Ryan Day, Saturday’s game between the Buckeyes and Illinois Fighting Illini has been cancelled.

News was released late Friday night, Day and several other member’s of the program that had their results come back positive did not make the trip.

As it stands, there are no plans to reschedule the game.

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