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Report: Big Ten votes to cancel football season; no Ohio State games in 2020

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The Big Ten conference has reportedly decided to cancel its 2020 football season and is set to announce the news Tuesday, according to Dan Patrick.

The universities’ presidents voted 12-2 to cancel the season, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday, citing anonymous sources.

The decision follows that of the Mid-American Conference on Saturday to postpone its scheduled fall games due to concerns about the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

In a conference-wide vote, Iowa and Nebraska were the only Big Ten schools to vote in favor of holding the season this fall, Dan Patrick reported.

The cancellation of the season comes a week after the Big Ten revealed an updated 10-game conference-only schedule for 2020, and just days after the conference’s teams opened fall camp.

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