Florida Gators basketball shuts down for a week because of coronavirus
The Florida Gators’ men’s basketball group has paused team activities for a week due to the fact that of positive coronavirus tests and related contact tracing, the program announced Sunday.
UF was formerly scheduled to open Wednesday versus UMass Lowell in Connecticut and play Virginia on Wednesday. Those video games will not occur.
The Gators’ next scheduled contest is at Oklahoma on Dec. 2. UF has been picked by the media to complete fourth in the SEC, behind Tennessee, Kentucky and LSU.
Other programs in other sports across the country have actually announced comparable steps because of positive tests and quarantining throughout the pandemic. The Gators’ football team shut down for two weeks last month following a break out.