The decision to move the game was made because the Major League Baseball Minnesota Twins, which share the Metrodome with the Gophers, clinched a playoff berth Tuesday night. A conflict with the MLB playoffs loomed. Major League Baseball officials refused to allow the Gophers to play on the same day as post-season baseball games.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports the Big Ten made the decision after a conference call with athletic directors Tuesday morning. An announcement will be made today (Wednesday).
A decision to move the scheduled Oct. 18th game between the Gophers and Michigan State was delayed until after the American League Divisional Series.
Michigan - Minnesota Moved to Friday Night
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