HARRISONBURG, Va. (WFXR) – James Madison University (JMU) has announced that its men’s basketball team has paused all activities following a positive case of COVID-19 within the program.
On Friday, the program discovered the positive test during regular surveillance testing.
When informed of the result, a second test was conducted that also indicated a positive.
In accordance with contact tracing guidelines, Saturday’s game against Maryland will not be played as scheduled. Further testing and consultation have determined that games against ODU (Dec. 7) and Coppin State (Dec. 10) will also not be played this week.
Barring further potential delays, the program hopes to return to action on Dec. 14.
JMU’s head coach is Salem-native Mark Byington is the head coach of the Dukes
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