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Iowa-Indiana game postponed after a piece of metal falls from Assembly Hall ceiling (VIDEO)

Feb 18, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

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Tuesday night’s Big Ten battle between No. 15 Iowa and Indiana has been postponed the school announced after a piece of metal fell from the Assembly Hall ceiling onto seating in the lower bowl.

“Safety is our No.1 priority,” Indiana Director of Athletics Fred Glass said in a statement. Our University engineers have advised us to postpone events in Assembly Hall until it can be determined what caused the facing to fall and ensure the safety of everyone attending an event in the facility.”

According to the press release from the university, a piece of metal fell and damaged seats in Section F (located in the corner of the arena) on Tuesday afternoon. A rescheduled date has yet to be set. Indiana has set up a press conference for 7 p.m.

Iowa is in second place in the Big Ten behind Michigan and Michigan State with 19-6 (8-4 Big Ten) record while Indiana is toward the bottom of the conference standings at 14-11 (4-8).

Tip for tonight’s game was set for 9 p.m.

  1. buckeye044 - Feb 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM

    Tom Crean probably did it to avoid another national TV home blowout loss.

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