Home Sports Coach Fred Hoiberg tests positive for COVID-19 as Nebraska Cornhuskers extend pause

Coach Fred Hoiberg tests positive for COVID-19 as Nebraska Cornhuskers extend pause

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and the program said it would continue to pause activities for a minimum of seven more days.

Nebraska said that 12 members of the program, including Hoiberg and seven players, have tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation. Nebraska began its pause due to COVID-19 last Monday.

Hoiberg announced on social media that he tested positive on Friday and began self-isolating.

“I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours,” he wrote. “Our program has been hit hard over the last 10 days, and we are all trying to manage it and get through it.”

He added that Nebraska “will return only when it is absolutely safe to do so.”

With the extension of the program’s pause, Nebraska’s games against Minnesota at home on Wednesday and against Iowa on the road on Monday, Jan. 24 have been postponed. Nebraska already has had games against Illinois and Maryland canceled because of COVID-19 issues.

Hoiberg has an underlying health condition. He was born with an abnormal aortic heart valve and had to retire from pro basketball because of it in 2005.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Calvin Luo Fall 2021 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Calvin Luo is missing the real thing. For fall 2021, his 10th collection, he was hoping to present an in-person show in Shanghai, but...

Australia MeToo# movement: Alleged parliament rape case against Christian Porter has got women angry

For Prime Minister Scott Morrison, that was the end of the matter. The alleged victim didn't file a police statement before she died,...

UFC 259 live updates and results — Dominick Cruz, Islam Makhachev with statement wins

LAS VEGAS -- Dominick Cruz fought just once since 2016 before Saturday. He has just six fights in the past decade. But at UFC...

‘Coming 2 America’ review: Eddie Murphy and company are back, riding a fun wave of nostalgia

The first movie came at the height of Eddie Murphy's rise to box-office stardom, after a string of hits in the 1980s. The new...

Recent Comments