Louisville basketball pausing all team activities due to positive COVID-19 test

The  basketball program is pausing all team activities indefinitely due to a positive COVID-19 test and the subsequent contact tracing requirements, according to a Thursday evening announcement from the school. The 4-0 Cardinals will have their game against UNC Greensboro on Friday canceled as a result.

“We are adhering to the and university protocols, and will monitor the matter day-to-day,” athletic director Vince Tyra said in a statement. The Cardinals have not determined if their game against No. 4  scheduled for Dec. 9 or their game against NC State scheduled for Dec. 16 will be impacted.

According to the school, the program has been testing “Tier 1” personnel three times per week. That includes players, coaches, managers and staff. The positive test came during the program’s round of testing on Thursday. isn’t the only program on pause, as  announced Monday that it would pause activities this week due to the results of COVID-19 testing. The Demon Deacons had to cancel a Wednesday game against Troy.

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