West News Wire: Given the significance of what happened at Michigan State University on Monday night, it is almost an afterthought. The Spartans’ subsequent men’s basketball game has been rescheduled, though.

In light of the shooting on campus that left three people dead, five others seriously injured, and the death of the suspect named as the likely suspected shooter, it is unknown when or if MSU will make up the originally scheduled home game versus Minnesota on Wednesday night.

The home men’s tennis match versus Drake and the women’s basketball game at Purdue, both originally slated for Wednesday, have also been postponed. All other campus events and classes were postponed by the institution at least through Tuesday and Wednesday.

It remains unclear if anything beyond that will be postponed or delayed. The Spartans men’s basketball team is next scheduled to play 8 p.m. Saturday at Michigan. Less than three weeks remain in the Big Ten’s regular season.

Following a shooting Nov. 13, 2022, that killed three football players and injured another, the University of Virginia canceled its final two football games of the season and a men’s basketball game against Northern Iowa scheduled for the day after the incident.

Big Ten schools have not experienced a campus shooting of this significance since Nov. 1, 1991, when a former University of Iowa graduate student shot and killed five faculty members and injured another before the gunman died by suicide. The Hawkeyes’ football team played on the road the next day and won at Ohio State.

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