12/03 12:19 CST The Latest: UAlbany pauses both basketball programs
The Latest: UAlbany pauses both basketball programs
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the
The University at Albany men's and women's basketball programs are on a
temporary pause from team activities due to presumptive positive tests among
individuals associated with both programs' Tier 1 group.
Tier 1 individuals include coaches, athletes, team managers, athletic trainers,
and support staff. They are tested three times a week in accordance with NCAA
Further testing and contact tracing are being conducted to determine the length
of the pause and whether any additional measures are necessary.
A positive COVID-19 test has caused Boston University's men's hockey team to
pause all athletic activities and the school has canceled Saturday's game at
According a statement from the school, the positive test was from a member of
the team's Tier 1 personnel, which includes coaches, athletes, and support
staff. Tier 1 personnel are tested three times a week in accordance with NCAA,
Hockey East, and university protocols.
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